Weinberg Can’t Shift Doc Burden In $19B Chevron Verdict Row

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Wednesday rejected a bid by consulting firm Weinberg Group to force Chevron Corp. to individually challenge hundreds of documents the firm was ordered to disclose in a dispute related to a $19.2 billion Ecuadorean oil spill judgment.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola rejected a proposed order from Weinberg as to how it would comply with his Sept. 26 order forcing it to submit 100 documents a day to Chevron, saying its suggested method requiring Chevron to seek permission from the Washington...
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