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Class certification denied for patients suing over licensing of foreign doctor

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in a September 24 ruling, overturned a decision by a district court to certify class plaintiff status for a group of patients suing the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for what they claim was a failure of the Commission to properly vet a certified doctor who later engaged in inappropriate sexual behavior.

The decision was not the end of the matter, as the circuit court returned the case for a more thorough determination of whether . . .

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