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...]

Zaytoun Ballew & Taylor Win $5 Million Jury Verdict In Car Crash Trial.

The law firm is proud to announce that on May 7, 2019, Robert Zaytoun, Matt Ballew, and John Taylor won a $5 million jury verdict in Cumberland County, N.C. for a man who was injured in a car crash caused by a falling ladder on the interstate. The impact forces from the crash caused the plaintiff to suffer a permanent brain injury and right eye blindness. Zaytoun, Ballew and Taylor presented the testimony of five different treating physicians to support the full extent of the young man's injuries to the jury. The attorneys tried the case without introducing evidence of any medical expenses or lost wages, and instead focused on the real and permanent human losses suffered by the client. News of the tremendous verdict was covered by … [Read more...]

Zaytoun Law Firm and Robert Zaytoun featured in Lawyers Weekly for $10.35 Million Settlement in Outer Banks Power Outage Class Action

Zaytoun Law Firm, and Managing Partner Robert Zaytoun, were recently featured in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly for a $10.35 million class-action settlement the firm helped achieve for victims of the power outage impacting Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands last summer. A copy of the article can be seen here. The settlement was recently approved by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.  For more information about the settlement, or if you think you may qualify as a class member, go to www.obxsettlement.com. … [Read more...]