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Are You The Beneficiary of a Life Insurance Policy and Your Claim Was Denied?

It is not unusual that life insurance companies, after the death of the policy holder, deny the claim to the beneficiaries. The excuses vary widely but the most common are the following: Misrepresentation on the life insurance application. The insurance will claim that because the policy holder forgot to disclose an irrelevant, inconsequential visit to a doctor, that he/she “misrepresented” at the moment he applied…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 14, 2022
Litigation

Ayala Defeats Motion Seeking to Prevent its Client from Operating its Business After a 3-Hour Hearing.

Ayala is proud to announce that it has defeated a Motion for Preliminary Injunctive Relief against one of its clients. Injunctive Relief consists in requesting the Court not only monetary damages but asking for a party to be prevented from engaging in certain activities, in this case, the construction business. The dispute stems from a failed partnership where Ayala’s client had to essentially, protect company…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 25, 2022
Civil Litigation

Supreme Court Allows Texas to Keep Restriction on Abortion After Six Weeks

The Supreme Court on December 10, 2021, permitted Texas to keep its new restrictive abortion law. The law bans most female abortions as early as six weeks. Although the Supreme Court refused to block the Texas law, it allowed a challenge to the law by those who provide abortions within the state. Under the Court’s decision, providers can file a lawsuit against state officials in…
Ayala Law P.A.
December 23, 2021
Civil Litigation

The Florida Bar Journal Publishes Ayala’s Attorneys Article on Unliquidated Securities Claims in Adversarial Bankruptcy Proceedings

Ayala is proud to announce that the prestigious The Florida Bar Journal has published a legal article from two of its attorneys regarding the dischargeability of unliquidated claims in adversary proceedings in Bankruptcy Court.  The article focuses on the applicability of securities claims under Section 523(a)(19) in Chapter 7 cases, and how the 60-day deadline fo file a claim in Bankruptcy does not apply to…
Ayala Law P.A.
December 21, 2021
Civil Litigation

Is Roe v. Wade In Danger? — The Latest On the Supreme Court’s Possible Overturn of This Landmark Precedent

The Supreme Court prepares to debate a case that could ultimately end Roe vs. Wade as we know it. The case involves a Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks. After two hours of oral argument and questions from the justices, the fate of Roe v. Wade does not look good. The Roe vs. Wade landmark decision dates from 1973, and it allows states…
Ayala Law P.A.
December 7, 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
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
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
Civil Litigation

Ayala’s Settlement in Multimillion Dollar PPE Scam Featured in Law360.com

Ayala’s settlement in multimillion-dollar PPE scam was featured in renowned legal site law360.com. The Complaint in the case 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. The Complaint further alleges that after numerous demands for an accounting of the funds and the return of the same, Defendants gave…
Ayala Law P.A.
September 16, 2021
Civil Litigation

Ayala Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Marina Palms Residences for Years of Overcharge in Transfer fees

Ayala filed a Class Action lawsuit on behalf of its client against Marina Palms Residence North Condominium Association Inc. (Marina Palms), for overcharging transfer fees during the years. Under Chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes, condominiums may not charge more than $100 per applicant “in connection with the sale, mortgage, lease, sublease, or other transfer of a unit.” §718.112(2)(I). For many years, Marina Palms has…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 23, 2021