Ecuadorian Residents Seek Rehearing En Banc At 2nd Circuit In Lago Agrio Case

(September 20, 2016, 1:55 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A group of Ecuadorian residents and their attorney on Sept. 16 filed a petition in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals seeking a rehearing en banc with regard to the Second Circuit’s prior decision that affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a group of Ecuadorian residents and their attorney committed fraud when they won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. for alleged injuries related to the company’s involvement with an oil consortium (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 14-826 [consolidated with]...
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