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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
Consumer ProtectionNews & Announcements

The Two Most Common “Business” Scams Targeting South American and Other Investors

It is sad to see how many South American, small business owners, with the hope of investing their hard-earned capital in the U.S., get scammed. South Americans look to the U.S. as a safe, rich, and reliable capitalistic society. In turn, sometimes, they find themselves the target of bogus, straight-up scam deals where they end up with nothing, and the scammer, with their capital. In…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 21, 2021
Civil LitigationNews & Announcements

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 LitigationNews & AnnouncementsUncategorized

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
Class ActionsNews & Announcements

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
Civil LitigationNews & Announcements

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
Commercial DisputesNews & Announcements

Ayala’s Client Sues Spanish TV Station SUR, and others, Over Five Million transfer of Assets and Mismanagement

The plaintiff, Fondo de Inversión Stella, is an investment fund where the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (the Brothers), a religious congregation, is a participant. Since 1999, Lizardo Vargas, one of the defendants, convinced the Brothers that the best way to invest their assets was through a fund he managed. Vargas’ investments included the purchase of 15% SUR Corp (SUR) stock, the…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 6, 2021
Consumer ProtectionFraudNews & Announcements

Consumer Protection — Three Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Yourself Against Scammers

If you live in South Florida, chances are you have been, at a minimum, exposed to a scam. Hopefully, you didn’t fall for it. Here are three simple things we recommend to avoid falling for a scam: First. Look up who you are doing business with. If the person offering you a product or a business does not have a physical location, a decent website,…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 29, 2021
ImmigrationNews & Announcements

Ayala Obtains Asylum for Venezuelan Business Couple Targeted by the Maduro Regime

Ayala obtains asylum for Venezuelan couple after a three year long and emotionally draining asylum process. The case was initially submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services who declined to make a determination and referred the case to an immigration judge in Orlando, where the couple settled. After a three hour asylum trial, where both husband and wife testified as to the destruction…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 28, 2021
In the NewsNews & Announcements

Law360.com Featured Ayala’s Lawsuit Against Bombardier, The Manufacturer of the Popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis

Renown Law 360.com featured Ayala’s Lawsuit against BPR Inc. (aka Bombardier), the manufacturer of the popular Sea-Doo Jet-Skis. As stated in the article: "he suit, filed by Elisa Blanco in Broward County on Monday, suggests a new manufacturing process Bombardier started using in 2017 to make Sea-Doos' hulls is flawed and leads to stress cracks even without the craft being ridden. She also claims defects…
Ayala Law P.A.
March 25, 2021