Bloomberg Law
July 30, 2020, 1:52 PMUpdated: July 31, 2020, 2:03 PM

Arizona Universities First to Beat Covid-19 Refund Claims (2)

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

The Arizona Board of Regents won dismissal of a proposed class action seeking the cost of room, board, and certain fees after public universities in the state went online for the Spring 2020 semester in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, after the District of Arizona found the plaintiffs failed to provide sufficient notice of the claims.

It appears to be the first dismissal of the hundreds of lawsuits filed against colleges and universities across the country by students and families seeking some form of refund for campus closures due to the coronavirus.

“This bellwether decision is a significant blow ...

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