Malpractice? Family Says Doctor's Prescription Screw-Up Killed Son

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Phillipe Galette

Phillipe Galette

A New York family who lost their 12-year-old son in 2010 is saying that a doctor who allegedly incorrectly filled a prescription is at fault.

While the son, Philippe Gallete, was a patient at the Queens Psychiatric Center, Dr. Marie Gisele St. Felix allegedly filled the wrong prescription, according to the suit filed.

Walgreens filled them both without questioning whether they were correct, the suit says.

Following the dosages on each bottle, the boy took so much of the drug that he overdosed, according to the suit filed by his adoptive mother, Pearl Pastor.

Read more at NYPost.com

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