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Ayala is Investigating Claims That U Haul Allowed Hackers to Steal Customers Private Information

Ayala’s is investigating claims that U Haul allowed cybercriminals to steal rental contracts that contained the names, driver’s license, and identification of 2.2 million customers. According to reports, the company delayed in notifying those exposed to the breach creating higher risk for identity theft and fraud. The alleged breach occurred between November 5, 2021 and April 5, 2022. If you were a U Haul customer…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 22, 2022
Class Actions

Ayala is Investigating Claims That Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MoFi) Lied About Its Use of Digital Files

Ayala’s consumer rights attorneys are investigating claims that MoFi lied to its customers regarding the use of digital mastering or digital files. MoFi is a record label specializing in the production of audiophile (a high-fidelity sound lover) discs. MoFi advertised its records as being purely  analog  recordings (directly  from  the  master  recording  or  original  analog  tapes) without any sort of digital mastering process. Based on this promise to consumers, MoFi charged a high premium to consumers who thought they…
Ayala Law P.A.
August 29, 2022
Class ActionsUncategorized

Ayala Files Class Action Lawsuit Against BPR Inc. (BPR), the Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis

In the lawsuit, the Plaintiff alleges that “he accelerated the Sea-Doo to a speed of around 95 km/h (≈ 59 mph). At some point shortly after reaching this speed, the Sea-Doo ejected from the vessel in what seemed like an explosion. lost consciousness and had to be rescued from the river by bystanders.” From the accident he “suffered a strong impact on his chest, causing…
Ayala Law P.A.
June 17, 2022
Class Actions

Ayala’s Attorney to Argue Appeal of Dismissal of Case Against Insurance Giant, Allianz Global Assistance

Ayala’s attorney Eduardo A. Maura is set to attend an oral argument in the case against Allianz Global Assistance (Allianz) in the US 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on the week of March 21, 2021. The case revolves around Allianz’ offer of “trip protection insurance.” Ayala’s client, Mr. Arencibia, alleges, on his behalf and behalf of others similarly situated, that when Allianz makes statements like…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 30, 2021
Class Actions

Ayala Appeals to the 11th Circuit Order Dismissing Class Action Case Against Allianz for Misrepresentation of its “Trip Protection” Insurance.

On May 7, 2021, Ayala filed a Notice of Appeal on behalf of its client a consumer who purchased “trip protection” insurance from Allianz Global Assistance. In the lawsuit, the Plaintiff alleged that “ reasonable consumer would get the net impression that Allianz’s insurance provides broad, no-fault insurance protection and coverage, and that should one choose to purchase this insurance, one would not be “responsible…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 25, 2021
Class Actions

Ayala Files Class Action Lawsuit Against BPR Inc., the Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis

Ayala Files Class Action Lawsuit Against BPR Inc. (BPR), the Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis. In the lawsuit, the Plaintiff alleges that her Jet-Ski cracked on its own, without any collision, causing it to take on water and almost sink.  The lawsuit also alleges that since late 2017, BPR has been using a new technique in the molding of the Sea-Doos hulls that is…
Ayala Law P.A.
March 22, 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
Class ActionsEmployeeLabor LawWages

What is The 80/20 Rule for Tipped Employees and Important Upcoming Changes to The Rule

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a federal law that regulates employees’ wages, requires generally that employers pay employees at least the Federal minimum wage per hour. Section 3(m) of the FLSA allows an employer that meets certain requirements to count a limited amount of the tips its “tipped employees” receive as a credit toward the employer’s Federal minimum wage obligation. This is why restaurants…
Ayala Law P.A.
September 10, 2020
Class ActionsConsumerConsumer Protection

Ayala Files Privacy-Violations Class Action Against Owners of Covid-Opportunistic Store Dreside.com

Ayala files privacy violation class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) against covid-19 opportunistic Dreside.com and its owners. Navitelia, the parent company took advantage of the covid-19 pandemic to mass text and email thousands of individual consumers, without their consent and despite countless of “Stops,” and “Unsubscribes,” by consumers. Under the TCPA, a company cannot text or call consumers without their consent using…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 3, 2020
Class Actions

Florida Judge Appoints Ayala as Class Counsel for a Class of Hundreds of Vehicle Owners Towed by American Towing of Miami.

On June 25, 2020, a Florida judge entered a written opinion certifying a class of hundreds of vehicle owners whose vehicles were towed by American Towing of Miami. The case was filed originally in July 2018 in county court and then transferred to circuit court in March 2019. After overcoming innumerable hurdles and the defense’s dilatory tactics, Ayala was able to prevail at the Motion…
Ayala Law P.A.
June 26, 2020