A pharmacy is being sued over claims it provided the wrong dose of a prescription medication.
Denise Harris filed a lawsuit March 26 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Walgreen Co. Inc., doing business as Walgreens Pharmacy, citing negligence.
According to the complaint, Harris presented a prescription to be filled at the Walgreens at 1500 W. Wilson Ave. in Chicago on March 29, 2012. The suit alleges Walgreens dispensed a 100 mg per day dose of her prescription instead of the prescribed 50 mg dose.
Harris claims as a result of the defendant dispensing the wrong dose, she sustained injuries and lost her job.
The plaintiff is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is being represented in the case by Jacqueline Kanter of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz.
Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L003453.
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.