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Civil ActionsCivil Litigation

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…
Ayala Law P.A.
March 12, 2021
Immigration

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…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 15, 2021
Consumer Protection

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…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 4, 2021
Bankruptcy Litigation

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…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 12, 2021
Internet Law

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…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 11, 2021
Class Actions

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…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 7, 2021
ImmigrationImmigration Law

Five Things to Watch in Immigration Law Under the Upcoming Biden Administration

  A new presidency brings changes all over. We expect immigration to be no exception. In fact, given the contrast between Mr. Biden’s and Mr. Trump’s views on immigration, we expect, regardless of the passage of any immigration bill in congress, several important changes: In Asylum: We expect an increase in the asylum permissible applications or “quotas.” Down to record lows of around 15,000, the…
Ayala Law P.A.
December 28, 2020
Civil ActionsCivil LitigationUncategorized

The Miami Herald Reported on Ayala’s Lawsuit Against DHS, ICE and Akima Global Services, in Which Ayala’s Client Alleges Violations of Disability Laws

The case was filed in the U.S. Southern District of Florida on October 29, 2020. As stated by article “the 6-foot, 2 inch, 250-pound immigration detainee told the judge he was consistently “dragged” off his wheelchair and carried onto a non-wheelchair accessible vehicle by three Immigration and Customs Enforcement guards. His arms and sides bore the bruises of being “yanked and grappled” so many times.”…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 26, 2020
Civil LitigationCivil ProcedureHague ConventionLitigation

Understanding Service of Process Under the Hague Convention: Three Things You Need to Know

Service of process is the way a defendant is notified of a legal claim against him and enables the court to exercise jurisdiction over him. The procedures for executing service differ depending on where the defendant is located. In particular, if the defendant is located in a foreign country, service must be made by letters rogatory or in accordance with an international treaty. The 1965…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 17, 2020