Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Plaintiffs' Counsel Agrees To Pay Chevron $15 Million To End Lago Agrio Lawsuit

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Plaintiffs' Counsel Agrees To Pay Chevron $15 Million To End Lago Agrio Lawsuit

NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. and Patton Boggs announced a settlement May 7 in an unjust enrichment lawsuit Patton Boggs filed in connection with Chevron's U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York lawsuit to prevent enforcement of the $18 billion Lago Agrio, Ecuador, judgment for personal injuries and environmental contamination; the presiding judge granted Chevron's motion to file counterclaims March 31 and dismissed Patton Boggs' claims April 29 (Patton Boggs v. Chevron Corp., No. 12-9176, S.D. N.Y.).

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