Ecuadoreans Fight Chevron Over Footage Release

Law360, New York (August 16, 2010, 4:15 PM EDT) -- A group of Ecuadoreans seeking $27 billion from Chevron Corp. for allegedly contaminating groundwater have accused the oil giant of violating an appeals court order by sending outtakes from a documentary about the legal battle to a blogger and the San Francisco Chronicle.

The plaintiffs before a Lago Agrio court in Ecuador filed a brief Thursday opposing Chevron's discovery requests in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, claiming that the company has only released a small, misleading portion of the outtakes...
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