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Monmouth University Covid-19 Tuition Refund Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Monmouth University is paying $1.3 million to settle a class action alleging it breached an implied contract with students when it changed to online, remote learning and services in March 2020 because of Covid-19. The complaint claimed Monmouth had an implied contract with students to provide in-person, on-campus education for the Spring 2020 semester and that the closure of the campus breached that contract and that students are owed partial tuition refunds.

Docket Number:

3:20-cv-05526-RLS

Company: Monmouth University

Filing Deadline: February 3, 2023

Objection Deadline: December 5, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: December 5, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: December 20, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person who paid Monmouth University tuition and fees for the Spring 2020 semester or who benefitted from the payment, and whose tuition and fees have not been refunded.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, not to exceed $155m minus any outstanding balance form the 2019-2020 academic year, based on the total out-of-pocket amount of tuition and fees paid for the Spring 2020 semester.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,300,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firm:
Bursor & Fisher

Claim Form: Monmouth Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Fittipaldi v. Monmouth University

Settlement Website: Monmouth Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Monmouth Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 301132
Los Angeles, CA 90030-1132
info@Monmouthsettlement.com
844-518-3934

Tags: Breach of Contract, Covid-19 Related, Education, Failure To Pay For Refund