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TMZ: “Real Miami Housewife” Sues Over Medical Bills

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Television personality Alexia Echevarria visits SiriusXM Studio on February 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Television personality Alexia Echevarria visits SiriusXM Studio on February 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Claiming her insurance broker dropped the ball and caused her to be slammed with massive medical bills after her son was in a car accident, “Real Housewives of Miami” star Alexia Echevarria filed a suit against them for $2 million.

Echevarria, who filed the suit against a company called Garcia Lorenzo & Associates, claims the failed to execute her insurance policy properly, according to TMZ.com.

In 2011, Echevarria’s 13-year-old son was in a car accident which left him with severe injuries including injuries to his brain.

Because of what she claimed was scant coverage by Garcia Lorenzo & Associates, Echevarria said she was hit with millions of dollars in medical bills.

The reality star said when she signed with the company in 2008, she specifically asked for the extra type of coverage which would have covered the costs of her son’s accident. She claims the company carelessly left it out.

A judge has yet to rule.

Source material: TMZ.com

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