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Alex Alvarez Admitted To American College of Trial Lawyers

Alex Alvarez, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Alex Alvarez, became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of approximately 600 persons during the recent 2017 Spring Meeting of the College in Boca Raton ... Read More

$10 Million Tobacco Verdict with No Fault on Smoker

Alex Alvarez, Philip Holden, Michael Alvarez and Nick Reyes have made a historic no-fault win and $10 million for their client. The Alvarez Law Firm represented Mary Howles, a long-time smoker, who suffers from emphysema and lung cancer due to the fault and conspiracies of Philip Morris and R.J Reynolds. In the late 50s, Mrs. ... Read More

The Largest Verdict in Palm Beach County!

Three law firms joined together to represent Linda Purdo Enochs in a wrongful death lawsuit of her husband, Thomas Purdo, against tobacco giants R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris.  A Palm Beach jury awarded a total of $33.5 million in damages to the family. This was the largest tobacco verdict in Palm Beach County. The family ... Read More

Three Tobacco Verdicts in Three Months Totaling $77 Million

The Alvarez Law Firm is proud to announce that Alex Alvarez has won three tobacco cases in three consecutive months totaling $77 million. In two of the three trials, the jury awarded more money than was requested in damages. Estate of McKeever Verdict In February, a Broward County jury awarded $17.4 million to Vickie Mckeever ... Read More

Are You Safe? A Guide To Hotel Safety…

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, keeping your loved ones and yourself as well as your valuable possessions safe at hotels should be a priority in your mind. Here are a few security rules of thumb to keep in mind: Make copies of important documents. Prior to your travel make copies of all credit ... Read More

Alex Alvarez Wins $21M Against R.J. Reynolds in Lung Cancer Death

Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm along with co-counsel Gary Paige of the Gordon & Donner law firm successfully represented Diane Schleider and her daughter against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a trial for the lung cancer death of her husband Andrew James Schleider, a long-time customer of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Schleider testified her ... Read More

Avoid A Halloween Scare With These Tips

Halloween is among us – the one day of the year children are allowed to roam the streets dressed in their favorite disguises, scavenging for candy. An exciting time for kids could become a scary time for parents. Here are a few tips to keep the whole family safe this Halloween:  Trick-or-Treating Texting and ... Read More

Navigating Through Dangerous South Florida Waterways

Navigating South Florida waterways can be dangerous to manage, especially when the operator of the vessel is inexperienced and inattentive. Regardless of the size and type of the operating vessel, any degree of negligence may lead to potential accidents, injuries and/or death. To avoid potential injuries, take a look at the primary contributing factors that ... Read More

A Reminder About Pool Safety For Parents And Children

Summer is a great time to enjoy time off,  the  outdoors, water-sports and swimming pools but it is important to remember that pools pose a significant safety threat to children. Last summer across the US, there were reports of 202 cases of children drowning in pools and spas. Of those, 143 were children under age ... Read More

Four Easy Tips to Quit Smoking as Personal Injury Lawyers Fight Big Tobacco in Florida

 It’s hard to quit smoking; anyone who has ever been a regular smoker knows how difficult it could be. If you smoke long enough you will become addicted. Today, the dangers of smoking are widely known, but many people still fall victim to the addictive nature of cigarettes.  ... Read More
Congrats to Philip Holden & Alex Alvarez who have made the list of 2016's Top 50 Verdicts (@top_verdict) in Florida.
Congratulations to Alex Alvarez for being inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
We are honored to be featured with @GordonAndDoner as #6 in @CourtroomView's Top 10 Plaintiff Verdicts of 2016.…
RT @LitCounsel: LCA Fellow Alex Alvarez & team @AlvarezFirm landed $10 million dollar verdict for client. via @dbre
Some pregnant women found Zofran to ease their morning sickness, others have experienced significant birth injuries.
If tobacco farmers around the globe were to grow food instead, they could feed more than 70% of the world's 28 mil malnourished people.
RT @CourtroomView: Philip Morris Stung with $14.5M Award in Mouth Cancer #Tobacco Case w/attys from @alvarezfirm & @lawyersasbestos http://…
According to a study done in 2013, the top medical malpractice allegation claims are related to diagnosis.
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#tobaccofact: In 1994, CEOs from 7 major tobacco companies testify before Congress, under oath, that they believe nicotine is NOT addictive.