University Cannot Shake Federal COVID-19 Tuition Refund Action



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MIAMI — A Florida federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Lynn University of improperly refusing to refund a portion of tuition and fees after it transitioned to remote classes during the COVID-19 pandemic, ruling that the plaintiff has adequately pled a claim for breach of contract.

On Nov. 29, Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz II of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida said that “at this early stage of the case — given that Florida law recognizes that the university/student contract may be implied in the university’s publications — the factual allegations are sufficient …

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  • Berger Montague
  • Jackson Lewis
  • Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor





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