A U.S. trial has been set for Oct. 2013 in a Chevron (CVX) lawsuit that accuses Ecuadorean...

|About: Chevron Corporation (CVX)|By:, SA News Editor

A U.S. trial has been set for Oct. 2013 in a Chevron (CVX) lawsuit that accuses Ecuadorean residents, their lawyers and advisers of fraud in obtaining a $19B pollution award against the U.S. oil company. The decades-long battle escalated when plaintiffs from villages in the oil-rich Amazon won an $18B case in Feb. 2011 against CVX.