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TEXAS CITY, Texas A woman injured in a wreck by a wrong-way driver claims a hospital s $20,211 fee is unreasonable for four hours of examination and diagnostic tests.

Melissa Torres filed a lawsuit against Mainland Medical Center in Texas City, claiming the hospital increased its bill fivefold and made a claim against her insurance settlement.

League City attorney Kelly Forester filed the lawsuit Dec. 30 in Galveston s 56th District Court, claiming the bill exceeds a reasonable rate for services.

Messages left with the hospital seeking comment weren t returned.

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