Little Havana Business Owners File Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit Against City Of Miami – CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The owners of several popular Little Havana businesses have filed a federal multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the city of Miami.
The lawsuit by Mad Room Hospitality, which owns Ball & Chain and Taquerias el Mexicano, seeks more than $27.9M in lost profits and additional damages to their businesses caused they say by the city’s relentless efforts to run them out of town.
They claim they have been harassed and it all comes on the heels of a scathing memo from Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo, asking police to target anyone they perceive as offensive.
Attorney David Weinstein, who gave CBS4 News a better understanding of the lawsuit, says the city is saying they violated codes but the owner, Mr. Fuller claims that is not true.
“The business said they were up to code and the city was…