Zaytoun Ballew & Taylor, PLLC Wins NC Supreme Court Victory to Uphold $5.5 Million Dollar Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

On September 25, 2020, in Savino v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued a 5-1 ruling in favor of the Plaintiff in a medical negligence lawsuit, reinstating a $5.5 million dollar jury verdict that had previously been set aside by the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The plaintiff in the case, Anthony Savino, died of a heart attack after the hospital prematurely discharged him from its emergency department. Savino’s estate brought a medical negligence action against the hospital on the theories that it was negligent in providing medical care and performing its administrative duties. The jury found the hospital acted with reckless disregard for the safety of the patient – a finding that … [Read more...]

Robert Zaytoun featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

The latest issue of Attorney At Law magazine profiles Zaytoun Ballew & Taylor's managing partner Robert Zaytoun. Robert is featured on the cover of the magazine and in an article where Robert discusses his career, passion for the law, and purposeful efforts in community outreach and mission work. You can read the article here. … [Read more...]

Robert Zaytoun and Matt Ballew Interviewed by Media for Record-Setting Jury Verdict.

Attorneys Robert Zaytoun and Matt Ballew were recently interviewed and featured in the news by WRAL regarding the firm's recent $8,325,000 jury verdict in federal court in a police misconduct trial. The published WRAL story and video of the interviews can be seen here: "Jury orders current, former Wake deputies to pay Apex man $8.3M for unlawful arrest." … [Read more...]

Firm Wins Record-Setting $8.235 Million Jury Verdict in Federal Police Misconduct Trial.

We are honored to announced that the a federal jury in New Bern, N.C. on September 25, 2019 returned a unanimous verdict for our client in a police misconduct civil rights trial. The verdict has been reported and is believed to be the largest law enforcement civil rights jury verdict in North Carolina history. The jury found that Wake County Sheriff's deputies violated our client's rights by committing an unlawful search, unlawful arrest, excessive force, unjustified deadly force, and malicious prosecution, all arising from a traffic stop incident occurring in Apex, N.C. in July 2013. Attorneys Robert Zaytoun and Matt Ballew tried the case along with co-counsel. News of the record-setting verdict was widely reported in the media. … [Read more...]