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Immigration

Ayala’s Case against Akima Global Services and ICE was recently featured in Law360.com

Ayala’s case against Akima Global Services LLC (Akima) was recently featured in Law360.com on November 15, 2021. The case involves a Peruvian immigrant who was detained at several of the government’s detention facilities in Florida and who was denied proper medical care while in Akima’s and ICE Custody. Among the allegations Mr. Mugaburu, the plaintiff, states that he was subjected to derogatory and demeaning comments…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 23, 2021
Civil Litigation

Suing the United States Under the Federal Tort Claims Act – Important Information for Attorneys

  Written by Luis Quesada, ESQ Interactions with employees of the federal government happen routinely. Most people have interacted with USPS employees at the main offices. Other encounters include things like being questioned by an FBI agent or being detained by an ICE officer. What happens if you are injured by one of these government employees? Can you sue the federal government for its actions?…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 17, 2021
Immigration

L-1A Executive Visas for Small Businesses – What Foreign Small Business Owners Need to Know

The L1A visa is a type of non-immigrant visa designed for executives of companies with dual presence: abroad and in the US. In order to be eligible as an intracompany transferee the employee must have been continuously employed, on a full-time basis, by the foreign company in an executive or managerial capacity, or in a capacity requiring specialized knowledge, for at least one year in…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 15, 2021
Wrongful Towing

Who can be Held Liable for a Wrongfully Towed Vehicle?

  By Ryan Sawal On August 18, 2021, the Third District Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Lacayo v. Versailles Gardens I Condominium Association, Inc. Lacayo involved an individual (the “Plaintiff”) whose car had been immobilized by a Miami-based booting company while parked in Versailles Gardens’ (the “complex owner”) complex. Plaintiff sued both the booting company and the complex owner, Versailles Gardens for…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 11, 2021
Contract & Business

How 2018’s Amendment 3 Affects the 2021 Gaming Compact

By Cooper Eisinger In 2018, seventy-two percent of Florida voters voted in favor of Amendment 3 which was then codified in Florida’s Constitution as Article X Section 30. That constitutional provision establishes that Florida voters shall have the exclusive right to decide whether to authorize casino gambling by requiring that in order for casino gambling to be authorized under Florida law, it must be approved…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 10, 2021
Civil Litigation

Enforcing Subpoenas Nationwide in Federal Court – Important Update for Attorneys

More and more Federal Courts are doing away with the local council requirements for out-of-state lawyers to practice in their courts. Let’s say you are a lawyer litigating a case in federal court in Florida, and you have to serve a subpoena to Bank Inc (located in Texas). If Bank Inc. ignores your Subpoena (or gives you an unsatisfactory response) you can’t enforce that subpoena…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 10, 2021
Immigration

Ayala Obtains L1A Visa for Director of Up and Coming Peruvian Fin-tech Company

  Ayala is proud to announce that it has obtained the approval of an L1A visa for the owner and president of renowned Peruvian fin-tech company Digital Holding. Digital Holding (DH) is an affiliate of Digital Factoring SAC in Peru (DF). DF is dedicated to helping small businesses finance their short-term capital needs. Unlike conventional bank financing, Digital Factoring provides a fast and convenient financing…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 2, 2021
Law & Technology

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Updates Are Front and Center in the Latest Round of Questioning of Big Tech Executives

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act is a federal law that regulates the online collection of personal information of children under 13, by persons or entities under the U.S. jurisdiction. It was enacted 21 years ago, and it has had little if any update since 2000.  The rise of platforms like TikTok—extremely popular among young children—has made other tech giants also compete and target young…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 28, 2021
Civil Litigation

Ayala’s Settlement with Michigan Attorney in Two Million PPE Scam Approved by The Southern District of Florida

Ayala’s Settlement with one of the Defendants in a contentious dispute involving a two million dollar scam was approved by Judge Bloom of the Southern District of Florida. The Settlement initially opposed by the Sadick Defendants (a Texas attorney and his law firm) was approved by the Court noting that “notwithstanding their objection, the Sadick Defendants have failed to identify any “clear legal prejudice” that…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 14, 2021