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Ecuador Plaintiffs to Seek Damages from Chevron Abroad

Ecuadorean plaintiffs who won an $18 billion environmental case against Chevron Corp will pursue legal action against the company overseas in a bid to collect the damages, their lawyer said on Wednesday. An appeals court in the OPEC nation upheld …

Mississippi Passes Bill to Speed Workers’ Compensation Appeals

The Mississippi Senate has passed a bill making it easier to appeal a decision of the state Workers’ Compensation Commission. Currently, an appeal of a commission decision or award is appealed to circuit court and then, if necessary, to the …