WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said late Tuesday that it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip replacement patients who accuse the company of selling faulty implants that led to injuries and additional surgeries.
Diane Disney Miller, philanthropist and daughter of cartoon and theme park pioneer Walt Disney, died on Tuesday in California. Miller died in the northern California wine town of Napa from injuries sustained in a fall, the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco said. Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger said the entertainment group founded by brothers Walt and Roy Disney in 1923 was "deeply saddened by the loss." "As the beloved daughter of Walt Disney and one of his inspirations for creating Disneyland, she holds a special place in the history of the Walt Disney Company and in the hearts of fans everywhere," Iger said in a statement. Disney Miller was born in 1933 and married professional football player Ron Miller in 1954.
DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak personally apologized Tuesday to some of the family members of people who got sick or died, an attorney said.