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Rainforest Villagers Exploring Legal Action to Nullify Settlement Between Patton Boggs and Chevron [USA/Ecuador]

Rainforest villagers and their counsel have condemned the “betrayal” by the Patton Boggs law firm of their own clients by settling with Chevron and paying the oil giant $15 million…The villagers said they were exploring their legal options against the law firm to prevent it from further violating its ethical duties by turning over privileged documents to the oil company…"We condemn in the strongest possible terms Chevron’s continuing campaign…to retaliate against rainforest villagers for holding it accountable for its environmental crimes in the courts of Ecuador, where Chevron chose to hold the trial and promised to accept jurisdiction…”…

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Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)

US law firm Patton Boggs to pay Chevron $15 million "compensation", says it "regrets" involvement in Ecuador oil pollution lawsuit