Chevron Attys Face More Sanctions In Rain Forest Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 5:14 PM EST) -- An Ecuadorean trial judge has increased fines levied against two Chevron attorneys by $1,600 apiece, saying they repeatedly filed identical motions in an effort to delay the landmark environmental case unfolding in several jurisdictions around the world, according to the plaintiffs in the case.

Judge Nicolas Zambrano of the Superior Court of Nueva Loja, who is presiding over the civil case in Ecuador in which the energy company is facing up to $113 billion in liability, on Monday boosted sanctions against long-time Chevron attorneys Alberto Racines...
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