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 to hold town hall meeting on Ocracoke for those affected by the Outer Banks power outage. Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 8/29/17, from 5-7pm at Ocracoke Community Center.

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Ocracoke Observer features article by Robert Zaytoun discussing the rights of individuals and businesses affected by the Outer Banks power outage.

Posted by Ocracoke Observer Aug. 17, 2017: A lawyer’s perspective on the power outage claims ON AUGUST 17, 2017 • ( 2 COMMENTS ) The normally packed summer streets of Ocracoke were quiet Aug. 1 during the week-long visitor evacuation July 28 to Aug. 4. Photo: C. Leinbach Editor’s note: Robert Zaytoun of the Zaytoun Law Firm, Raleigh, contacted the Ocracoke Observer recently about the aftermath of the power outage that occurred July 27 when PCL Construction crews building the new Bonner Bridge accidentally damaged the main electrical transmission cables for Hatteras and Ocracoke.  Mr. Zaytoun responds to some of the comments made by Hyde County officials in stories published Aug. 4 and 15 regarding the county’s working with PCL, … [Read more...]