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DynCorp Dodges Ecuadoreans' Chemical-Exposure Suit [USA] [subscription only]

Government contractor DynCorp International Inc. has escaped a suit over injuries purportedly caused by anti-narcotic herbicides sprayed at the Colombia-Ecuador border, after a Washington, D.C., judge determined the plaintiffs could not establish causation, according to an opinion unsealed Tuesday. Judge Richard W. Roberts determined that the plaintiffs — approximately 2,000 Ecuadoreans bringing negligence and tort claims for acute and chronic injuries related to herbicide exposure — failed to establish the reliability of key expert witness Dr. Michael Wolfson…

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US court rules in favour of DynCorp in aerial spraying lawsuit brought by Ecuadorians alleging injury from chemical exposure

Perfil de demanda judicial contra DynCorp por actividades en Colombia y Ecuador