Attorney for UF graduate student asks for re-hear on potential class-action lawsuit over UF’s COVID-19 lockdown

Published: Dec. 8, 2022 at 1:39 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - An attorney for a University of Florida graduate student is asking a Tallahassee-based appeals court to re-hear a potential class-action lawsuit over UF’s COVID-19 lockdown.

Attorneys for Anthony Rojas argue the university should return fees to students because of the shutdown early in the pandemic.

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Rojas is seeking refunds of fees for transportation, health care and athletics services that were not provided.

A panel of the first district court of appeal decided two-to-one to reject the case.

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