CHICAGO — A student is suing Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, an educational institution, alleging violation of federal law related to learning disabilities.

Rashida Issa filed a complaint on June 16 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the university, alleging the educational institution failed to provide proper accommodation for her learning disabilities.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she was denied proper treatment to address her disability after failing a pharmacy course, despite several requests.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunctive relief, compensatory damages, emotional distress damages, punitive damages, interest, court costs and any further relief the court grants. She is represented by Yusra Gomaa of Kapitan Law Office in Chicago.

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Case number 1:17-cv-04554

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