Penn State Frat Board Sued For Alcohol-Related Death

Law360 (March 13, 2018, 6:26 PM EDT) -- A former board member for a disbanded Pennsylvania State University fraternity sued the fraternity’s board members Monday in Pennsylvania federal court, alleging they mismanaged the fraternity’s alcohol policies and overlooked rampant underage drinking at the house, leading to the alcohol-related death of a pledge in 2017.

Donald G. Abbey, a Penn State alumnus, said in his complaint that the board of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of the Fraternity of Beta Theta Pi Inc., or AY Corp., knew about underage drinking at the fraternity in the months...
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Case Title

Abbey v. Cassidy et al


Case Number

4:18-cv-00578

Court

Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Stockholders Suits

Judge

Matthew W. Brann

Date Filed

March 12, 2018

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