SFGate.com – Chevron Ecuador: For Shareholder’s Meeting, Chevron Fights Back

May 26, 2011 • Chevron Ecuador Trial In The News

This blogger writes about the Chevron annual meeting: Apparently deciding he’s had enough, Chevron CEO John Watson came out and, according to the blog Fuel Fix.com, gentlemanly challenged activists, telling one heavily involved in the Chevron Ecuador legal issue “You know very well, personally, that we’re being victimized by the plaintiffs’ lawyers, referring mostly to the work of Steven Donziger. …

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Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Previous SDNY Decisions; Grants Discovery and Depositions from Steven Donziger

December 15, 2010 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

Earlier today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Southern District of New York order granting discovery and depositions from Steven Donziger, the lead Lago Agrio plaintiffs’ representative.  In his prior ruling, District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan ordered Donziger to turn over all documents and materials that complied with a 1782 discovery motion filed by Chevron.  In considering Chevron’s …

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Trial Lawyer Finally Tells the Truth about Remediation Costs

December 10, 2009 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

“It will be very expensive to clean up, but far less than the profits they took out of Ecuador.” – Steve Donziger, lead trial attorney.  Commondreams.org: 10/29/09. Mr. Donziger’s math is finally adding up and, perhaps unintentionally, Mr. Donziger has exposed one of the most fraudulent aspects of the Ecuador trial – the $27 billion damage recommendation known as the …

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Trial Lawyers Bankroll Lawsuit, Bank on Payday

December 9, 2009 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

“This lawsuit started in the United States and is financed by a law firm.” – Julio Prieto, plaintiff’s attorney In a December 7th interview with Ecuadorian radio station Majestad, plaintiff’s attorney Julio Prieto makes mention of a law firm bankrolling the environmental lawsuit currently pending against Chevron in Ecuador. The referenced firm is Kohn, Swift & Graf PC of Philadelphia, …

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Who Signed-Off On Texaco’s Remediation?

July 21, 2009 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

FICTION: “Well, our clients never released Texaco.” – Steven Donziger, 60 Minutes, May 3, 2009 FACT: The U.S.-based trial lawyers in the lawsuit against Chevron claim their clients never signed-off on Texaco Petroleum’s remediation, giving them standing to sue the company. Mr. Donziger fails to mention, however, that this could have never been the case, because the remediation work was …

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Trial lawyer’s testimony filled with inaccuracies

May 27, 2009 • Chevron Ecuador Blog Posts

Steven Donziger, the lead trial lawyer for the plaintiffs’ case, testified in front of a Congressional committee on April 28, 2009. Throughout the hearing, he charged Chevron with a long list of highly inaccurate claims. This document responds to those charges and sets the record straight. Share

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