Chevron Seeks Data Used By Expert In Ecuador Suit

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Ecuadorean plaintiffs suing Chevron Corp. in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over decades of pollution in the Amazon rain forest have asked a U.S. federal court to stay a discovery order in a related case, asserting that the documents requested by the energy company are privileged.

Responding to a discovery ruling by Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the plaintiffs claimed Monday that the mandate was overly broad and unsupported by law. Chevron contends that the plaintiffs are attempting...
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