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Commercial DisputesNews & Announcements
May 6, 2021

Ayala’s Client Sues Spanish TV Station SUR, and others, Over Five Million transfer of Assets and Mismanagement

The plaintiff, Fondo de Inversión Stella, is an investment fund where the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (the Brothers), a religious congregation, is a participant. Since 1999, Lizardo Vargas, one of the defendants, convinced the Brothers that the best way to invest their assets was through a fund he managed. Vargas’ investments included the purchase of 15% SUR Corp (SUR) stock, the…
FraudNews & Announcements
April 29, 2021

Consumer Protection — Three Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Yourself Against Scammers

If you live in South Florida, chances are you have been, at a minimum, exposed to a scam. Hopefully, you didn’t fall for it. Here are three simple things we recommend to avoid falling for a scam: First. Look up who you are doing business with. If the person offering you a product or a business does not have a physical location, a decent website,…
immigrationNews & Announcements
April 28, 2021

Ayala Obtains Asylum for Venezuelan Business Couple Targeted by the Maduro Regime

Ayala obtains asylum for Venezuelan couple after a three year long and emotionally draining asylum process. The case was initially submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services who declined to make a determination and referred the case to an immigration judge in Orlando, where the couple settled. After a three hour asylum trial, where both husband and wife testified as to the destruction…
In the NewsNews & Announcements
March 25, 2021

Law360.com Featured Ayala’s Lawsuit Against Bombardier, The Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis

Renown Law 360.com featured Ayala’s Lawsuit against BPR Inc. (aka Bombardier), the manufacturer of the popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis. As stated in the article: "he suit, filed by Elisa Blanco in Broward County on Monday, suggests a new manufacturing process Bombardier started using in 2017 to make Sea-Doos' hulls is flawed and leads to stress cracks even without the craft being ridden. She also claims defects…
Class ActionNews & Announcements
March 22, 2021

Ayala Files Class Action Lawsuit Against BPR Inc., the Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis

Ayala Files Class Action Lawsuit Against BPR Inc. (BPR), the Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis. In the lawsuit, the Plaintiff alleges that her Jet-Ski cracked on its own, without any collision, causing it to take on water and almost sink.  The lawsuit also alleges that since late 2017, BPR has been using a new technique in the molding of the Sea-Doos hulls that is…
In the NewsNews & Announcements
March 15, 2021

Law360.com Features Ayala’s Two Million Lawsuit Against Personal Protective Equipment Distributors

Renown Law 360.com featured Ayala’s Lawsuit against distributors of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As stated in the article: “A Florida company has accused New Jersey-based Apex Distribution LLC, attorneys in Texas and Michigan, and others of conspiring to defraud it of $2 million through a bogus joint venture agreement to procure personal protective equipment for Apex's government clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.” The Law360 article…
Civil ActionsNews & Announcements
March 12, 2021

Ayala Represents Group of Investors Defrauded in a Two-Million Dollar Personal-Protection-Equipment Scam

Ayala filed a complaint on behalf of a group of investors defrauded by a group of purported Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) distributors/experts. The Complaint alleges that Apex Distribution LLC, and its partners (lead by Defendant Hector Alvarez) conspired to induce Plaintiffs to invest two million dollars in a PPE scam. As stated in the Complaint, Alvarez stated that “he and his company Apex had vast…
immigrationNews & Announcements
February 15, 2021

Ayala’s Attorney is Invited to Discuss Recent Immigration News in Spanish Station Mega TV

  Ayala's attorney was invited to discuss the recent immigration developments at the US Border in the context of the new policies set by the Biden administration. The show, hosted by the former mayor if Miami Tomas Regalado, is in Spanish, and focuses on issues of interest to the hispanic community in South Florida. At the interview, Attorney Eduardo A. Maura discusses the recent change…
Consumer ProtectionNews & Announcements
February 4, 2021

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): What You Must Know About Unwanted Calls or Texts

The TCPA is a federal law passed by congress in 1991 in response to the growing rise of robocalls and faxes. Later, with the growing use of text messages, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared that text messages are subject to TCPA restrictions. The law applies to telemarketing calls and automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) calls. An ATDS is defined as: equipment which has the…
Bankruptcy LitigationNews & Announcements
January 12, 2021

For Attorneys—Understanding Litigation in Bankruptcy Court: Adversary Proceedings

An adversary proceeding is the bankruptcy court’s version of a civil complaint. It is governed by Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) Rule 7001. It is essentially a separate lawsuit filed within the bankruptcy case. Like most lawsuits, it starts when someone (the creditor, the bankruptcy trustee, or you) files a complaint. A creditor or the bankruptcy trustee might bring an adversary proceeding to challenge…
Internet LawNews & Announcements
January 11, 2021

Small Businesses Websites: Do You Need a Cookie Policy for Your Website? What You Need to Know

You are small business, and as a small business owner, you rely in a multiplicity of websites for services that complement what you offer in your restaurant, dental practice, medical center, or real estate operation. When you go into websites, you notice that the businesses you rely on often ask you to allow or consent to “cookies.” You wonder yourself: do I need that in…
Class Action
January 7, 2021

Ayala’s Attorney Attends Oral Argument in the Florida Third District Court Appeal in Case Challenging Prior Class Certification Order in the 11th Circuit Court of Miami

Ayala’s Attorney Eduardo A. Maura attended Oral Argument in the Florida Third District Court of Appeals. In the lower court case, Ayala had obtained an order granting Class Certification for his client. The case was filed on behalf of a class of plaintiffs, alleging that American Towing of Miami violated Florida Statutes 715.07 when it made consumers sign releases prior to returning vehicles that had…

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Because we value honesty and integrity. We don’t take shortcuts. At Ayala, you can be sure that you will always have the most honest legal opinion about your case, even if that means not having you as a client. We will review your record and give you an opinion based on rigorous analysis of the facts and many years of experience helping people and small businesses. Also, we will not sacrifice our integrity even in the face of opposing parties’ questionable ethics. We will take the longer, harder, ethical approach.

Because we take pride in our work ethic and we put it at your service. At Ayala, we strive to create a culture and work environment that minimizes any error based on lack of effort, lack of attention to detail, or lack of work—period. We strongly believe that for what you pay for your case, a strong work ethic and competence are the minimum you should get. At the same time, the combination of hard work and competence is what has historically made us obtain successful results for our clients.

Because we believe we add real value to our cases by either winning them or putting you in the best position to win. While other firms take pride on taking your calls, we take pride in adding real value to your case through hard work and strategic, intelligent approach focused on the end result—not billing. We believe that for the dollars you pay us, we add value to your particular problem. To us, the best customer service is: results.

Finally, we are a law firm of immigrants, and while that alone does not make us better than anyone, our immigration history is in our DNA. The struggles and sacrifices of coming to this country as immigrants, without resources or basic knowledge of the language, have forged our soul and legal character. We put, whatever that has given us in terms of resilience, to work for your case. We strongly support immigrant entrepreneurship and small businesses. We want to be a reliable, accessible and affordable source of legal support for entrepreneurs and immigrants.

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