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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $500 Million in DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit

This past Thursday in federal court, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $500 million to five Texas residents who were harmed by the company's Pinnacle® metal-on-metal hip implant. Johnson & Johnson's medical device manufacturing… Read More

Motorcycle Thief Leads Phoenix Police on Two Hour Chase

On Tuesday, a man on a stolen motorcycle led police on a lengthy chase throughout Phoenix. The chase began at high speeds but quickly decelerated after the man realized that police were not chasing him, but rather they were following him in “surveillance… Read More

Essure Required to Carry Black Box Warning Label

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that yet another product will be receiving a black box warning regarding its safety. According to the FDA, the permanent female contraceptive device Essure will be required to carry a black box warning… Read More

Using Talcum Powder Boosts Ovarian Cancer Risk

Talc is cancer causing, says most scientific researchers. Following countless laboratory studies, the use of talc-based powder for feminine hygiene has been linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. Women who regularly use talcum powder in the… Read More

Girl Hit by Red Light Runner While Walking to School

In yet another incident of careless driving in Peoria, AZ, a 16 year-old girl was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light as she was walking to school Tuesday morning. The extent of the girl’s injuries are not known at this time; however, medical responders… Read More

Injuries Sustained After Wrong Way Accident on SR 347

Several motorists sustained injuries following a two-vehicle accident on State Route 347 near Maricopa on Friday. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the accident was caused by a wrong way driver. Wrong way crashes have increasingly… Read More

Jury Awards $72 Million for Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cancer Death

A lawsuit regarding the connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer has ended with the Johnson & Johnson Company being required to pay $72 million in damages to the victim’s family. On Monday, jurors in a St. Louis courtroom deliberated for less… Read More

Two Dead in El Mirage, AZ After Not Wearing Seat Belts

A one-vehicle rollover accident claimed the lives of two Arizona residents early yesterday morning in the Phoenix suburb of El Mirage. Local law enforcement officials have determined the victims were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. While… Read More

Five Million Vehicles to be Recalled for Continental Airbag Problem

In the wake of the recent Takata airbag scandal, a new airbag recall is underway that could impact more than five million vehicles. The German manufacturing company, Continental Automotive Systems, has stated that millions of its airbags are defective… Read More

Driver Who Caused Fatal Accident on I-17 Charged with Second Degree Murder

A 33-year-old woman has been charged with second degree murder after causing a fatal motorcycle wreck on I-17 near Happy Valley Road Tuesday, Feb. 16. The victim, a 57-year-old man from Phoenix, was hit by Leith Monroe’s Dodge Stratus just after midnight.… Read More

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