Zaytoun Law Firm Helps Secure $10 Million Settlement in Outer Banks Power Outage Class Action; Community Meeting on Wed. 5/16/2018

Zaytoun Law Firm recently helped win a $10.35 million class-action settlement for victims of the power outage impacting Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands last summer.  The settlement was recently approved by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and has been generating media attention, including in this article by the Ocracoke Observer. As stated in the article, Zaytoun Law Firm's Managing Partner Robert Zaytoun, along with co-counsel Steve Lacy, will host a community meeting on Ocracoke Island at the Ocracoke Community Center from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 to answer any questions that community members may have about the settlement. For more information about the settlement, or if you … [Read more...]

Robert Zaytoun Featured in Ocracoke Observer Article on Outer Banks Power Outages; Zaytoun Law Firm Appointed Co-Lead Class Counsel

Zaytoun Law Firm's Managing Partner Robert Zaytoun was recently featured in an Ocracoke Observer article on the Outer Banks power outage class action lawsuits that are currently ongoing.  The Ocracoke Observer reported on the fact that PCL, the company who's construction on the Bonner Bridge allegedly caused the power outage on Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands, is seeking to dismiss legal claims filed against it and avoid paying damages to people and business owners who were harmed by the power outage.  Robert Zaytoun's comments in the article highlight the benefits of choosing to pursue fair compensation from PCL through the class action litigation, which is already ongoing in Federal Court, as opposed to attempting to resolve a claim against … [Read more...]

Zaytoun Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit for the Bonner Bridge Power Outage in the Outer Banks, NC

Two North Carolina law firms with strong ties to Eastern North Carolina and the coast, Zaytoun Law firm and Steve E. Lacy, have joined forces and filed a class action lawsuit in Federal Court and will be filing a similar class action lawsuit in Hyde County Superior Court later today related to the Bonner Bridge power outages in the Outer Banks.  Steve Lacy’s Firm has offices in New Bern and Bayboro, and Robert Zaytoun of Zaytoun Law Firm, Raleigh, North Carolina grew up in New Bern, North Carolina and continues to have strong family ties in New Bern.  His Firm also has a legal association with the Law Firm of Ken McCotter in New Bern.  Mr. McCotter, a former Federal Magistrate Judge, concentrates in admiralty and maritime law in his law … [Read more...]