Woman alleges Walgreens filled incorrect dosage of perscription

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 4, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A woman alleges she was given the wrong prescription at a New Orleans pharmacy.

Shenelle Blanks, also known as Shanelle Blanks, wife of and Aaron Blanks, filed a suit against Walgreen Louisiana Co. Inc., also known as Walgreens Family of Companies, XYZ insurance company and John Doe in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

According to the claim, the plaintiff was a customer at the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 6201 Elysian Fields Ave. on Aug. 23, 2015, when the incident occurred. The suit states that the plaintiff was caused personal injury when she was given an incorrectly filled prescription for her blood pressure medication.

The defendants are accused of acts of omission and negligence through failing to provide accurate dose of medication and failing to realize the incorrect strength of the medication was dispensed.

The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. She is represented by Sidney D. Torres, Roberta L. Burns and Beau F. Camel of the Law Offices of Sidney D. Torres II in Chalmette.

The case has been assigned to Division F Judge Christopher J. Bruno.

The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 2016-8409

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