Takeaways From Early NY Tuition Refund Rulings

February 12, 2021Law360

Since last spring, college students have filed hundreds of lawsuits seeking refunds due to their schools' suspension of in-person instruction during the pandemic.

The effect of these cases could be far-reaching. In addition to the thousands of colleges that closed their campuses, countless businesses in service industries have had to cancel or modify the services that they deliver during the pandemic. Those businesses, too, may be susceptible to claims of refunds, and the rulings in the college tuition cases will be instructive in those disputes.

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