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Lawsuits against companies

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Lawsuits by companies against advocates

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Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Bodo community in Nigeria)

Members of the Bodo community in Nigeria filed a lawsuit against Shell in London High Court on 23 March 2012, seeking compensation for two oil spills, which occurred in 2008 and 2009 in the Niger Delta.  The 15,000 plaintiffs ask for compensation for ...

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Abbott Laboratories lawsuit (re Brazil patent law & access to medicines)

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Oktyabrskaya Railroad lawsuit (re sexual orientation discrimination in Russia)

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Kenya Pipeline Company lawsuit (re explosion & fire in Nairobi)

On 12 September 2011, a spillage occurred from a pipeline owned by Kenya Pipeline Company, running through the slum of Mukuru-Sinai, in an industrial area of Nairobi.  As slum dwellers went to collect the fuel that was spilling, the pipeline exploded....

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Novartis lawsuit (re India patent law & access to medicine)

Worldwide, Novartis is the main producer of Glivec, a drug used for treating blood cancer.  The company has sought a patent that would give it the exclusive right to produce Glivec, stopping production by the generic drugs industry in India.  ...

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Lawsuit against Tazreen Fashions (re factory fire in Bangladesh)

On 24 November 2012, a fire broke out at the Tazreen Fashions garment factory, which manufactured clothes for various international brands. More than 1150 people were inside the factory at the time. 112 employees died and more than 200 were injured in...

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