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Ayala Defeats, Again, Motion for Attorneys Fees Against Ayala’s Attorneys in 4-year Old Contentious Case

In what’s a more recurrent pattern in South Florida, defendant’s attorneys continue to use the sanction process as a tactic, to intimidate consumer plaintiffs, and sometimes, even their attorneys. Under Florida Statutes 57.105, an attorney himself—not only the client—can be liable for attorneys fees in a case if the Court considers that the action was not supported by material facts, or then-existing law. It is…
Ayala Law P.A.
August 3, 2022
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Ayala Obtains Jury Verdict in Favor of Its Client in Tortious Interference with Contract Rights Lawsuit

Today, May 14, 2019, a Miami Dade Jury entered a verdict in favor of Ayala’s client ruling that its client did not tortuously interfered with the business relationship of the Plaintiff (a realtor) and the Seller of a warehouse property in Miami (the “Property”). The lawsuit alleged that Ayala’s client, the buyer of the Property, interfere in the relationship between the Plaintiff/Realtor and the Seller,…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 14, 2019
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Jury Awards Ayala’s Client Over 600k Verdict in Contentious Land Dispute.

After nearly 3 years of contentious litigation the jury returned an award in favor of Ayala’s client. Ayala represented the plaintiff, a Venezuelan immigrant investor, who under the promise of a phony development deal paid for the purchase price of a land contiguous to land already own by the defendant. In reliance of the promise to build warehouses in the newly acquired land (and a…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 20, 2018
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A Little Compliance? A lot of Compliance? – How to Tell Opposing Counsel You’ll Be Seeking Fees (for lawyers).

By Eduardo A. Maura Download > In Florida (and in the U.S.) the default is you pay your own attorney’s fees. Unless there is a statute or a contract that provides for attorney’s fees, the default applies. The Florida Constitution at the same time, delegated to the Supreme Court of Florida authority to implement rules of court. Some of these rules also allow for fee…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 2, 2018
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Ayala’s Lawyer Article on Attorney’s Fees Published on The Daily Business Review

  The Daily Business Review, a leading page for legal news in South Florida, published Ayala’s attorney Eduardo A. Maura article about the rules regulating service of proposals for settlement and motion’s for sanctions to seek fees from the other party. The article is titled “Substantial Compliance? Strict Compliance? —How to Tell Opposing Counsel You’ll be Seeking Fees", is a short version of an article…
Ayala Law P.A.
September 14, 2018