Johns Hopkins University Tuition Refund Settlement

Johns Hopkins University will be paying up to $6.6 million to settle a class action about its switch to remote learning in March 2020. The complaint alleged that the university breached the terms of its contracts with students when it stopped offering on-campus and in-person classes, services, and facilities due to the Covid-19 pandemic and  Read more

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Quinnipiac University Covid-19 Tuition Refund Settlement

Quinnipiac University has agreed to settle a class action with a $2.5 million payment, which will go, among other things, for partial refunds of tuition and fees. The complaint alleged that the university should make such refunds because of the switch to remote learning in March 2020, in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic, in accordance  Read more

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Monmouth University Covid-19 Tuition Refund Settlement

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  Read more

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University of Pennsylvania Covid-19 Closure Refund Settlement

The University of Pennsylvania is making a $4.5 million payment to settle a class action alleging claims of unjust enrichment and conversion and asking for refunds because of the closing of the switch to remote learning in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The court dismissed the tuition-based claims for breach of contract, unjust  Read more

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Nationstar Rejects Borrower for Covid-19 Modifications Class Action

This class action concerns homeowners with mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and serviced by Nationstar, who fell into default because of Covid-19. During the emergency, the FHA added Covid-19 Recovery Loss Mitigation Options to help borrowers under strain to keep their homes. But the complaint alleges that Nationstar improperly declared certain borrowers  Read more

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Ikon Ski Pass Covid-19 Cancellations Settlement

This class action resolves twelve class actions against Alterra Mountain Company, Alterra Mountain Company US, Inc., and Ikon Pass, Inc. that were asking for refunds for 2019-2020 Ikon Passes and Ikon Base Passes for the 2019-2020 season. The associated ski resorts had been closed in March 2020 due to Covid-19, so that the remainder of  Read more

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University of Tampa Covid-19 Closure Settlement

The University of Tampa (UT) is resolving a class action that charges it with breaching its contract with its students to provide physical, in-person, on-campus educational services for the Spring 2020 semester when it shut down its campus due to Covid-19. The complaint alleged that the school should provide partial tuition and fee refunds for  Read more

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Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Covid-19 Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action suing a group of individuals (Bennett Walsh, David Clinton, Vanessa Lauziere, Celeste Surreira, and Francisco Ureña) about veterans at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home who unnecessarily contracted Covid-19 between March 1, 2020 and June 23, 2020. The complaint alleges that more than 160 veterans suffered and/or died because of the  Read more

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Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Windfall During Covid-19 California Class Action

Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company has “unfairly profited” from the Covid-19 pandemic, says the complaint for this class action. This is because, the complaint claims, social distancing and stay-at-home orders drastically decreased the amount of driving people did, resulting in fewer accidents and a windfall for auto insurers.  Read more

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Insurance Companies Refusal to Cover Covid-19 Business Losses Class Action

The defendants in this class action are a long list of insurance companies, including Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company, HDI Global Insurance Company, and others. These companies insured businesses for Business Income, Extra Expense, and Civil Authority coverage which the complaint alleges should cover losses to a group called the  Read more

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