October 18, 2014

A local hospital is accused of overcharging patients by thousands of dollars.

A class-action lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court, alleges several hospitals, including Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, are overcharging patients brought in after car accidents.

The hospitals named in the lawsuit are owned by Hospital Corporation of America. Along with Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, it names JFK Medical Center and North Florida Regional Medical Center.

Attorney Ted Leopold told Action News anyone taken to the hospitals after a car accident should make sure to check their bill.

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