Correa v. Schoeck
SJC-12409Argue Date: Tuesday February 6, 2018
*Summary: Torts-- This wrongful death action raises the issue whether a pharmacy owes a duty of care to a customer to notify her physician that prior authorization is needed from the customer’s insurer to fill the prescription.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Carmen Correa
Counsel for Appellant: Thomas M. Greene, Esquire Thomas Dolan Greene, Esquire Sarah Godfrey, Esquire Michael Tabb, Esquire Simon L Fischer, Esquire
Appellee: Andreas P. Schoeck
Counsel for Appellee: Peter C. Knight, Esquire Rachel E. Moynihan, Esquire Stephanie M. Simmons, Esquire Tory A. Weigand, Esquire Anthony E. Abeln, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Middlesex Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Dennis J. Curran, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: National Association of Chain Dr
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