News & Announcements

June 10, 2021

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…
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May 25, 2021

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…
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May 25, 2021

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…
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May 6, 2021

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…
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April 29, 2021

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,…
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April 28, 2021

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…
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