Illinois–a Southwestern Illinois pharmacist recently pled guilty to a misdemeanor count of purposefully mislabeling drugs sent to nursing homes. The pharmacist, 47-year-old Ted Thalmann of Edwardsville, IL will face sentencing in May. The corporation, Thalmann’s The Medicine Shoppe, also pled guilty to a felony charge of misbranding a drug.
Federal prosecutors state that prescription drugs at Thalmann’s The Medicine Shoppe were taken from a manufacturer’s original stock bottle and were then repackaged in blister packs with incorrect expiration dates. The blister packs were then sent to nursing homes between March 2007 and March 2008.
Ted Thalmann could face up to a $100,000 fine and up to a year in prison when sentenced 0n May 14.
recently named in the 2009 edition of Best Lawyer's In America, David Mittleman has been representing seriously injured people since 1985. A partner with Church Wyble PC—a division of Grewal Law PLLC—Mr. Mittleman and his partners focus on medical malpractice, wrongful death, car accidents, slip and falls, nursing home injury, pharmacy/pharmacist negligence and disability claims.