Va. To Pay $2.4M To Settle Nursing Students' Fraud Suit

Monday, May 14, 2012

The state will pay 73 former Virginia Western Community College nursing students a total of $2.4 million to settle a fraud lawsuit.

The suit asserted that the students were misled after the school didn't inform them that it lost its national nursing accreditation.

The plaintiffs were in the nursing program between 2005 and 2007. They argued that the state breached a contract for their education, harming their prospects for employment or for pursuing an advanced degree.

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