Cases & Deals

Penn State defends COVID-19 tuition refund class actions

Clients Pennsylvania State University, The

Jones Day represents The Pennsylvania State University in three class action lawsuits brought by students and parents seeking refunds for tuition and fees for the spring 2020 semester after the university closed its campus and transitioned to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The complaints allege that the university breached its agreement with students by failing to provide in-person educational services and access to facilities.

Ramey v. The Pennsylvania State University, No. 2-20-cv-00753 (W.D. Pa.); Thomson v. The Pennsylvania State University, et al., No. 4-20-cv-00725 (M.D. Pa.); Burgos v. The Pennsylvania State University, No. 1-20-cv-03143 (S.D.N.Y.)

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