Woman claims she suffered septic shock following Rite Aid vaccinations

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 7, 2018

GRETNA –– A woman who allegedly suffered septic shock after receiving a tetanus and pneumonia shot at Rite Aide is suing the company.

Adrian Williams filed a complaint on Sept. 6 in the 24th Judicial District Court against the Rite Aid Corporation and pharmacist Aaron Breard.

According to the complaint, Breard recommended Williams receive shots for tetanus and pneumonia at the Rite Aid store in Metarie. After receiving the shots, Williams felt sick and vomited, the complaint states. Williams claims she checked into a nearby hospital where medical staff told her she had septic shock. 

Williams accuses the defendants of not properly cleaning her arm or the needles. 

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. She is represented by Harry E. Forst in New Orleans.

The case has been assigned to Division A Judge Raymond S. Steib Jr.

The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 787366

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