Are Colleges, Universities on the Hook When Hazing Crosses the Line?

15 Feb , 2022

To register for the upcoming live webinar, please Click Here

In Humphries vs. Pa State Univ., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182858, 2021 WL 4355352 (M.D. Pa. September 24, 2021) (Brann, J, negligence claims against Penn State for the hazing and sexual abuse of a college athlete who ultimately left the school were dismissed. The Court found there was no negligence per se, negligence, duty or contractual right. Even though there were rather dramatic and lengthy allegations concerning how the student was treated and claims that the University turning a blind eye, the Court found there was no abuse, no affirmative duty, and no harassment because of sex. The action was dismissed because plaintiffs had been permitted to amend previously.

To register for the upcoming live webinar, please Click Here

More Webcasts

False Claims Act Lia...

Over the course of the last year, the Federal Government has doubled-down on incentivizing cybersecu...

A Workshop for Multi...

Join us for a “hands on,” virtual roundtable discussion of challenges, options, and best...

E-Discovery Data Cha...

When dealing with natural resource damages caused by contaminants released into the air, ground and/...

The Checklist Lawyer...

This program will explain why you need checklists in your practice and how to create them, including...

Attorney Ethics Conc...

This course discusses the various cyber-based risks attorneys face from standpoints of both legal ma...

Building an Enterpri...

In recent years, the data security and privacy landscape has grown exponentially more complex and re...

2022 Amendments to N...

New York State’s 2022 budget made significant amendments to the state’s Brownfield Clean...

Committee on Foreign...

Two experienced practitioners in the areas of CFIUS and export controls (Stephen Heifetz and Jahna H...

Protecting Your Bran...

Companies are facing an onslaught of their authentic products being sold by third parties on e-comme...

Attorney Client Priv...

The privilege rests on the need to know all that relates to the client’s reasons for seeking l...