The two cases were part of a second batch of bellwethers wending their way toward possible jury trials. The first batch was a mixed bag: four settled on nonpublic terms, while GM won three at trial and gained a pretrial dismissal.
Prosecutors allege that Shell and Eni paid $1.1 billion into a Nigerian government escrow account for a deepwater oil-prospecting license and the funds were later distributed as payoffs.
Subaru recalled 395,000 vehicles from its domestic market last month after announcing in October that it had allowed uncertified staff to conduct inspections of some vehicles.
J&J and its DePuy unit, which makes the artificial hips, argues that the verdict should be reversed because there was insufficient evidence that the hips were defectively designed and deceptively marketed.
Impacted products are used in industries including air, space, vehicle and electronics.
The search is part of a probe into remuneration of works council chief Bernd Osterloh.
The employee says he’s one of more than 100 African-American Tesla workers affected and is seeking permission from a judge to sue on behalf of the group.