Chevron Pressures Another Foe to Fold in Ecuador Pollution Case

Litigation consultant H5 disavows multibillion-dollar pollution suit against the oil company

Protesters, some in traditional dress and with black hands representing oil, demonstrate in front of a United States courthouse against the Chevron Corp on October 15, 2013 in New York City.

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With Canada's top court poised to rule in one branch of a global pollution-liability dispute, Chevron backed another one of its many legal foes into submission.

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