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ERISA Win for Retirement Plan Plaintiff: Judge Allows Amended Lawsuit against Northwell Health Inc.

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 27, 2024
Judge allows Northwell Health Retirement Plan Fee Suit to Continue

In a landmark decision, Judge Rachel P. Kovner has granted former Northwell Health Inc. employee Kaila Gonzalez permission to file an amended complaint in her proposed class action lawsuit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The judge found that Gonzalez’s claims challenging the plan’s administrative fees and use of a single mutual fund are valid under ERISA regulations.

Gonzalez has raised concerns about the plan’s $60 per-person annual administrative fees, arguing that they are excessive. Additionally, she challenges the plan’s use of an emerging markets fund, specifically raising questions about whether it is in the best interests of participants.

The ruling allows Gonzalez to proceed with her case and seek redress for any alleged mismanagement of the retirement plan. This decision underscores the importance of ensuring responsible and transparent management of retirement plans in accordance with ERISA regulations.

By Samantha Johnson

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