Medical Residents Sue NY-Presbyterian Over Tax Refunds

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT) -- New York-Presbyterian Hospital was hit with a proposed class action Wednesday by a group of former medical residents, alleging the hospital had wrongly given away their rights to Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax refunds as part of a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service.

According to the plaintiffs, NYP had deliberately chosen not to file protective claims over prospective FICA tax refunds for medical residents at its Weill Cornell Medical Center, despite ongoing litigation over the legality of the tax, in order to help secure an...
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