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Georgetown Grad Student Sues University in Class Action Seeking Repayment for COVID-19 Related Losses

05/22/20

Georgetown University student sues school requesting tuition, room and board and other fees WASHINGTON – A Georgetown University grad student has filed a class-action lawsuit against the school seeking repayment for expenses he says are being unrightfully retained by the university in... more »

Rutgers University Sued for Repayment of Tuition and Other Costs After COVID-19 Campus Closure

05/21/20

Anonymous John Doe brings class-action lawsuit on behalf of all tuition payers seeking reimbursement for spring 2020 semester New Brunswick, N.J. – An anonymous parent of a Rutgers University student has filed a class-action lawsuit against the school seeking repayment for tuition and... more »

Lawsuit Against Fiat Chrysler Spotlights Widespread Low Oil Pressure Defect

05/19/20

Law firm’s second filing adds additional vehicle owners representing eight states against automaker DETROIT – Owners of Fiat Chrysler cars containing a dangerous low oil pressure defect have filed a class-action lawsuit against the automaker stating that it knowingly sold... more »

Appeals Court Upholds Trial Win for College-Athletes in NCAA Scholarships Antitrust Class-Action Lawsuit

05/18/20

Appellate judge recognizes the “grueling” impact of college sports on student-athletes SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in favor of a nationwide class of college-athletes challenging NCAA-imposed... more »

Law Firm Investigating U.S. Universities and Colleges for Lawsuits on Behalf of Students and Parents Paying Tuition During COVID-19 Campus Closures

05/18/20

National team of attorneys seeking more students and parents to join growing list of class-action lawsuits SEATTLE – A national team of class-action attorneys at Hagens Berman is investigating all U.S. universities and colleges on behalf of students seeking refunds for tuition, room... more »

Student Sues Washington University in St. Louis Seeking Payback for COVID-19 Campus Closure-Related Losses

05/12/20

Class-action lawsuit accuses Washington University in St. Louis of failing to adequately remedy tuition-payers in light of coronavirus outbreak, and loss of access to university amenities ST. LOUIS – Washington University in St. Louis has been named in a class-action lawsuit filed by a... more »

Duke Student Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against University Seeking Repayment for Tuition and other Costs Lost During COVID-19

05/11/20

Lawsuit highlights Duke’s touted on-campus experience as one of many amenities students paid for, but have been denied amid novel coronavirus outbreak and campus closure RALEIGH – An anonymous Duke University student has filed a class-action lawsuit seeking to represent his... more »

Emory Latest University Sued in College Tuition Class-Action Lawsuit Seeking Repayment

05/11/20

University student sues Emory alleging it has failed to uphold its duty to treat “students fairly, equitably and as required by the law” ATLANTA – Emory University is the latest university sued in a student class-action lawsuit seeking to represent all Emory students... more »

USC Student Files Class-Action Lawsuit for University’s Failure to Repay Tuition and other Costs Lost During COVID-19 Shutdown

05/07/20

Lawsuit seeks to represent all USC students affected; law firm investigating claims against all U.S. colleges and universities LOS ANGELES – An anonymous student of the University of Southern California filed a class-action lawsuit seeking to represent all USC students enrolled at the... more »

George Washington University Sued in Class Action Seeking Repayment for Tuition and Other Costs Amid COVID-19

05/01/20

GW latest university sued by Hagens Berman, following Boston University, Brown University and Vanderbilt University WASHINGTON – George Washington University has been named as a defendant by a class-action lawsuit seeking repayment of tuition, room and board and other expenses in light... more »

Boston University and Brown University Latest Hit by Student Class-Action Lawsuits Demanding Refunded Costs Lost Due to COVID-19

04/30/20

University students sue seeking repayment for tuition, room and board amid campus shutdowns BOSTON – Students from Boston University and Brown University have filed class-action lawsuits against the universities demanding repayment for tuition, room and board and other costs amid... more »

Class-Action Lawsuit Says Fiat Chrysler Vehicle Defect Can Cause Engine Stall During Operation

04/30/20

FCA owners report high oil consumption, leading to unexpected engine shut off while driving DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler has been hit by a class-action lawsuit accusing it of knowingly selling millions of vehicles with a defect causing them to consume abnormally high amounts of oil and shut... more »