Missouri university to pay $1.65 million to settle claim online classes ‘subpar’

The suit against Lindenwood was one of several filed across the country by students who said they overpaid when classes went virtual.
By: | May 13, 2022

The nearly 6,000 Lindenwood University students who had spring 2020 classes move online during the COVID-19 pandemic soon will be getting some money back.

U.S. District Judge Ronnie L. White approved a $1.65 million settlement Wednesday between the St. Charles university and a class action group of students led by Dylan Martin, of Eldon, Missouri. Each student will receive roughly $185, and the students’ attorneys will receive roughly $550,000.

“We think this is a fair and reasonable settlement,” Lindenwood’s attorney Kyle Seelbach said in a hearing.

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