Walgreen Co. News

Man claims Walgreens refused to fill valid prescription, slandered him to police

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 29, 2018

A man is suing Walgreens and a pharmacist for alleged professional negligence, slander and vicarious liability.

Lawsuit says Quad Cities hospital, Walgreens bear responsiblity for OD death of music star Prince

By Scott Holland | Apr 25, 2018

The heirs of musician Prince are suing a hospital and Walgreens in connection with his death, saying the drugs that killed him shouldn’t have been in his system and that the condition escaped diagnosis and treatment.

Judge: Adding Walgreens as defendant can beat try by J&J to take talc cases out of Cook County courts

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 23, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has granted a tactical victory to a group of five plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson over claims talc powder caused cancer, saying the plaintiffs’ move to also aim their legal actions at Walgreens is enough to keep the lawsuits in Cook County court, rather than federal court, even though J&J and Walgreens assert the pharmacy chain was named as co-defendant just to keep the lawsuits on relatively friendlier legal turf for the plaintiffs.

Johnson & Johnson, others allegedly failed to warn consumer about harmful effects of talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 10, 2018

A woman is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others accused of manufacturing baby powder that allegedly contained talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 6, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others accused over cancer allegedly caused by talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others allegedly liable for cancer caused by talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Woman claims talcum powder caused ovarian cancer, sues Johnson&Johnson, Walgreens

By Louie Torres | Feb 23, 2018

A woman is suing Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc. and Walgreen Co. for alleged product liability and negligence

Lawsuit says Walgreens must pay for selling J&J talc products allegedly linked to ovarian cancer

By Scott Holland | Nov 21, 2017

As Johnson & Johnson continues to grapple with hundreds of lawsuits in courts across the country alleging links between its products containing talcum powder to ovarian cancer, Walgreens now also faces legal action for selling such products, in an action recently introduced in Cook County court.

Walgreen Co. allegedly gave woman wrong medication

By Louie Torres | Oct 21, 2017

A couple is suing Walgreen Co. and unkown defendants for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Class action: Walgreens wrongly charged Cook 'pop tax'; retailers had warned such suits were coming

By Jonathan Bilyk | Aug 8, 2017

Walgreens has become the first retailer hit with a class action lawsuit for allegedly wrongly making customers pay Cook County’s so-called “pop tax” on drink purchases that should have been exempt, just two days after the tax began to be collected and about a week after a judge brushed aside retailers' concerns they could be targeted by such litigation.

Woman claims Presence Medical, Walgreens were negligent in prescribing antibiotic

By Louie Torres | Jun 14, 2017

A woman is suing Maria S. Hernandez M.D., Presence Medical Group and Walgreen Co., alleging they were negligent for prescribing and providing medication that harmed her.

Class action: Walgreens, CVS, Osco overcharging diabetics on Medicare for insulin pumps, supplies

By Scott Holland | Mar 7, 2017

A Geneva resident who says pharmacies are overcharging people with diabetes for medication is pursuing a class action complaint against some of the country’s largest retail drug stores in Chicago federal court, seeking at least $5 million. 

Judge OKs $11 million Walgreen TCPA class action settlement; lawyers get 36 percent

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 24, 2015

A federal judge has signed off on an $11 million settlement offered by Walgreen Co. to end a class action lawsuit over the company’s practice of sending prescription reminders to customers’ cell phones - even though more than a third of the settlement award will go to the plaintiffs’ attorneys.

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