The last suit against Marietta’s Life University was dismissed this week, more than 10 years after the loss of its accreditation sparked the resignation of founder Dr. Sid Williams, a massive pullout of students and a flood of litigation.
On Aug. 13, Fulton County State Court Judge Wesley Tailor granted summary judgment to Life and its then-trustees, tossing out claims brought by former students.
“I believe [the case] is finally going away, unless there’s an appeal,” said Strickland Brockington Lewis partner Mary M. “Peggy” Brockington, who has represented the Life defendants since the first of more than a dozen suits were filed more than nine years ago.
“We felt that the students at Life, during the time when its accreditation was at issue, deserved a better fate than what the courts were able to give,” said plaintiffs’ attorney Jeffrey Sakas via email. “We