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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
Civil Litigation

Ayala Obtains Plaintiff Verdict in Contentious 3-year Products Liability, Defective Seeds Case in the Central District of California.

  After a 6-day jury trial a, California jury returned a verdict in favor of Ayala’s clients. As stated by attorney Eduardo A. Maura: It was contentious. It was competitive. We were outmatched in every category. Five experts, eight lawyers, two firms. But we competed hard for our clients and the jury returned a verdict worth close to $300,000 when counting pre-judgment interest. Though far…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 8, 2021
Civil LitigationUncategorized

Ayala Defective Seeds, Products Liability Case Headed to a Jury trial Starting June 18th

Ayala’s case where its client claim that they were sold defective seeds is headed to a jury trial starting on June 18, 2021, in the U.S. Central District of California. The three-and-a-half-year dispute consists of two Peruvian growers who allege that they were sold defective seeds from the defendant which ruined their crops, land, and drastically damaged their businesses and relationships with their customers. The…
Ayala Law P.A.
June 10, 2021
Civil Litigation

Ayala Files Premises Liability Lawsuit Against Aquasol Condominium Association in Miami, for Injuries to Six-Year Old Child.

Ayala filed a premises liability and negligence lawsuit against Aquasol Condominium Association (Aquasol) in Miami. The lawsuit alleges that Aquasol’s failure to maintain a large metal door that serves as an entrance/exit connecting the elevator lobby to the parking garage caused serious injuries to Ayala’s client's child. The Complaint also alleges that prior to the day of the incident, Plaintiff’s parents had warned management of…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 25, 2021
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
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