NJ Judge Grants Cert In For-Profit Med School Class Action

Law360, New York (May 29, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state judge on Thursday granted class certification in a consumer fraud suit against Star Career Academy, a for-profit school accused of concealing changes to state law that would preclude its surgical technology students from obtaining work in the field upon graduation.

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Anthony M. Pugliese certified the class on Thursday and, in a separate ruling, cleared the case for trial, according to a statement from attorneys representing members of the class. The suit accuses Star Career Academy of inducing students to enroll and remain in its surgical technology degree program by deceiving students about...

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