Government: Donziger Poses Flight Risk; Home Detention And Monitoring Are Valid
NEW YORK - The U.S. government on Jan. 21 filed a brief in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals contending that a district court did not commit clear error by finding that attorney Steven R. Donziger, who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, poses a flight risk and that home detention and electronic monitoring are warranted (United States v. Donziger, No. 19-4155, 2nd Cir.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 5, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Donziger's Attorney To Seek Disqualification Of Attorney In Criminal Proceeding
NEW YORK - The attorney for Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on Jan. 20 sent a letter to the New York federal judge presiding over the government's criminal case against Donziger stating that he intends to move to disqualify the prosecuting law firm (United States v. Donziger, No. 19-561, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 5, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Prevention of disasters related to extreme natural ground deformation events by applying spatial modeling in urban areas (Quito, Ecuador) - Cando-J ácome M, Martínez-Graña A, Valdés V.
Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry (InSAR) is a spatial technique based on obtaining the phase differences of two radar images, acquired by a satellite from separate orbits and at different times, to obtain a ground displacement image of a study area,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The adult mortality profile by cause of death in 10 Latin American countries (2000-2016) - Calazans JA, Queiroz BL.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the adult mortality profile from eight causes of death in 10 Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay) from 2000 to 2016. METHODS: The cause of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Donziger: Home Confinement Is 'Oppressive And Abusive'; No Flight Risk Posed
NEW YORK - Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on Jan. 9 filed an application in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals seeking the elimination of his home confinement and an expedited hearing, contending that he presents "absolutely no risk of flight" (United States of America v. Donziger, No. 19-4155, 2nd Cir.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 22, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Donziger Appeals 2 Cases To 2nd Circuit In Lago Agrio Judgment Litigation
NEW YORK - Steve R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on Dec. 12 filed notices of appeal in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in two separate but related cases pertaining to the judgment (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 19-4091; United States of America v. Donziger, No. 19-4155, 2nd Cir.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 7, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

"Hay que tener suerte": gender-based violence service provision in Quito, Ecuador - Sabina C, Figueroa DP.
This study utilized the United Nations' Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence, a technical guidebook on quality services in line with human rights declarations, to examine the characteristics of availability, accessibili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Eating too much - not exercising too little - may be the biggest driver of weight gain
Researchers from Baylor University in Texas found that children living sedentary lives in the UK or US actually burned more calories than hunter-gatherers in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge: Donziger Entitled To 5th Amendment Defense; Hearing Will Proceed
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Dec. 9 denied a motion by Chevron Corp. seeking to preclude Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, from refusing to answer questions in an evidentiary hearing based on his rights under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The judge also denied a motion by Donziger in which he sought to stay the evidentiary hearing in question (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - December 18, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Special Prosecutor In Criminal Case Against Donziger Says He Remains A Flight Risk
NEW YORK - A special prosecutor for the U.S. government on Dec. 10 filed a brief in a New York federal court contending that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, "remains a flight risk" and there is nothing to warrant a modification of his release conditions in the criminal contempt case against him (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 19-561, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - December 18, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Patients rally in Ecuador for legal use of medical cannabis
Unrelenting pain in her hips and weeks of insomnia left Nelly Valbuena desperate for relief from her metastatic breast cancer (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chevron: Donziger Not Allowed To Invoke 5th Amendment At Evidentiary Hearing
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Nov. 19 filed a brief in New York federal court in support of a motion in limine seeking to preclude Steve R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, from asserting a defense under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution at an evidentiary hearing scheduled for Dec. 12 (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, Nos. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - December 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Components of obstetric violence in health facilities in Quito, Ecuador: a descriptive study on information, accompaniment, and position during childbirth - Meijer M, Brand ão T, Cañadas S, Falcon K.
OBJECTIVE: To describe three factors of obstetric violence in health centers that attend births in Quito, Ecuador: information; accompaniment; and free position. METHOD: A cross-sectional descriptive study of 388 women was conducted, focusing on th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Researchers examine biomarkers for hypertension, pesticide exposure in children from Ecuador
In this study, researchers from the University of California, San Diego and the University of Minnesota examined the association of time following a heightened agricultural production period – the Mother’s Day flower harvest in May – with children’s blood pressure. Their findings were published in the journal Environmental Research. Agricultural pesticide spray periods increase pesticide exposure... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chevron: Attorney Donziger Remains A Flight Risk; Detention Should Not Change
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Nov. 13 filed a letter in New York federal court contending that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, remains a flight risk and should not be permitted to change the terms of his home detention and electronic monitoring, which were imposed for his being in contempt of court (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, Nos. 11-691, and 19-561, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 20, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

What We Can Learn From the Near-Death of the Banana
The banana has been the subject of Andy Warhol’s cover art for the Velvet Underground’s debut album, can arguably be the most devastating item in the Mario Kart video game franchise and is one of the world’s most consumed fruits. And humanity’s love of bananas may still be on the rise, according to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. On average, says Chris Barrett, a professor of agriculture at Cornell University, citing that U.N. data, every person on earth chows down on 130 bananas a year, at a rate of nearly three a week. But the banana as we know it may also b...
Source: TIME: Science - November 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Anna Purna Kambhampaty Tags: Uncategorized Agriculture Source Type: news

Prevalence of child maltreatment in Ecuador using the ICAST-R - Jim énez-Borja M, Jiménez-Borja V, Borja-Alvarez T, Jiménez-Mosquera CAJ, Murgueitio J.
OBJECTIVES: While the link between childhood experiences of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and mental health problems has been largely studied, there is limited information regarding the prevalence of child maltreatment in developing countries, part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Power of One Health Connects Local and Global Health
By Katherine Seaton, Editorial OfficerNovember 14, 2019What do dogs, HIV care, and the Galapagos Islands all have in common?They are all integral parts of theOne Health approach to improve the future of global health for centuries to come.Human health doesn’t exist in a bubble. Our world is interconnected in ways we have yet to understand. So we need to learn more about the connections between the health of humans, animals, and the environment. Current global megatrends may make it seem like the future is daunting.Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are rising—the World Health Organization estimates that the...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Community Engagement Private-Sector Approaches Global Health Security Source Type: news

Analysis of the influence of urban built environment on pedestrian flow in an intermediate-sized city in the Andes of Ecuador - Hermida C, Cordero M, Orellana D.
This study explores the potential influence of the urban built environment on pedestrian flow in an intermediate Latin American city, Cuenca-Ecuador. Data from samples of 48 street segments were analyzed to explore how physical and spatial features of stre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Chevron: Third-Party Subpoenas Valid Due To Donziger's Lago Agrio 'Stonewalling'
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Oct. 20 filed a brief in New York federal court contending that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, is "stonewalling" in post-judgment discovery and the court should reject objections to the company's subpoenas served on a third-party witness who has information relevant to Donziger's assets and his violations of the court's previous injunction (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 5, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Orders Lago Agrio Attorney's Passports Held As Contempt Case Continues
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York presiding over the civil contempt case of Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on Oct. 8 ordered Donziger's passports to be delivered to the court clerk pending a determination that he has "purged himself of his civil contempt" outlined in the forensic protocol issued in the case (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - October 16, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Unseals Documents Sought By Chevron In Lago Agrio Litigation
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Sept. 25 issued an order to unseal documents in the long-running saga of Chevron Corp.'s case against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries, only to have it reversed. The one-page order pertains to documents belonging to Donziger's associate (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Approves 3rd Co-Signer To Meet Bond Requirements In Donziger Criminal Case
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Aug. 23 ordered the court clerk to amend the bond permit issued in the criminal proceeding against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to permit the signature of a third co-signer so that an additional surety can sign it and post property to satisfy criminal bond requirements (In re: United States v. Steven Donziger, No. 19-CR-561, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - September 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

A nationwide study of incidence and mortality due to traumatic brain injury in Ecuador (2004-2016) - Ortiz-Prado E, Mascialino G, Paz C, Rodriguez-Lorenzana A, G ómez-Barreno L, Simbaña-Rivera K, Diaz AM, Coral-Almeida M, Espinosa PS.
The objectives of this study are to determine the incidence, mortality and geodemographic distribution ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Judge Orders Criminal Probe Of Steven Donziger For Contempt In Chevron Dispute
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Aug. 5 ordered a clerk to open a criminal docket for a contempt proceeding against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed. The judge said Donziger is in violation of protocols that govern the surrender of his electronic devices and his passport (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - August 21, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: District Court Should Award More Than $3.43M In Lago Agrio Fees
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on July 8 filed a reply brief in New York federal court contending that its motion for attorney fees should be approved in the long-running litigation against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed. Specifically, the company says Donziger has failed to contest the merits of the motion (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - July 24, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Pottery related to unknown culture was found in Ecuador
(Far Eastern Federal University) Archaeologists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), Institute of Archeology and Ethnography SB RAS (Russia), Escuela Superior Polit é cnica del Litoral (ESPOL) (Ecuador), and Tohoku University (Japan) found shards of ceramic vessels referred to the cultural sediments of early periods of Real Alto site. Findings date back to 4640 - 4460 BC, this period borders with Valdivia, one of the oldest pottery-featured cultures in North and South America. A related article is published in Antiquity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

"Closer to the unfair reality": magnitude and spatial analysis of femicides in Ecuador - San Sebastian M, Vives-Cases C, Goicolea I.
During the last 5 years, Ecuador has published a series of progressive laws aiming to protect girls and women against any type of violence. While these efforts are of extreme importance, concerns were raised by national nongovernmental organizations that t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Utah father-of-five dies in Ecuador a week after suffering a shock tear to his heart
James Campbell, 42, from Wellington, Utah, was diagnosed with aortic dissection earlier this month. He passed away in a hospital in Ecuador on early in the morning on Sunday, July 14. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan volunteers provide humanitarian relief to migrants, refugees
CUCUTA, Colombia; BOA VISTA, Brazil; ESMERALDAS-SUCUMBIOS, Ecuador; TUMBES, Peru– Economic and political upheaval in Venezuela continue to fuel a mass exodus of migrants and refugees from the country. Some4 million refugees and migrants have poured across the border, according to host governments.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: csantamaria Source Type: news

Psychological predictors of bullying in adolescents from pluricultural schools: a transnational study in Spain and Ecuador - Rodr íguez-Hidalgo AJ, Pantaleón Y, Calmaestra J.
This study aimed to analyze the levels of personal aggression and victimization, ethnic-cultural aggression and victimization, self-esteem, empathy, social skills and gender in adolescents as potential predictors of bullying in Spain and Ecuador. The wide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Conservation efforts for giant South American river turtles have protected 147,000 females
(Wildlife Conservation Society) By analyzing records in countries of the Amazon and Orinoco basins--which include Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador -- a paper published today in Oryx -- The International Journal of Conservation, categorized 85 past and present initiatives or projects that work to preserve the South American River Turtle, or charapa (Podocnemis expansa), a critically endangered species. These projects are protecting more than 147,000 female turtles across the basin, an unprecedented figure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 25, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Judge Denies Donziger's Motion To Vacate Contempt Order
NEW YORK- A federal judge in New York on June 11 denied a motion to vacate a contempt order issued to Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed. Donziger was held in contempt for engaging in a "scheme" for the "fraudulent procurement" of the judgment in Ecuador, and he was ordered to surrender his passports (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - June 19, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Pew funds biomedical research for 10 Latin American scientists
(Pew Charitable Trusts) The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced the 2019 class members of the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences. The 10 postdoctoral fellows from six Latin American countries -- Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Mexico -- will receive two years of funding to conduct research in laboratories in the United States, where they will work under the mentorship of prominent biomedical scientists, including members of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Judge: Attorney In Contempt For 'Corrupt' Effort To 'Extort' Money From Chevron
NEW YORK - Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on May 27 filed a notice of appeal in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals challenging a district court's ruling that held him in contempt for violations of a previous judgment that ordered him to assign and transfer to Chevron all rights to any contingent fee he has obtained or may obtain in the future (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - June 5, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Neuroimaging signatures of cerebral small vessel disease and risk of falls in stroke-free older adults living in rural Ecuador. The Atahualpa Project - Del Brutto OH, Peinado CD, Mera RM, Del Brutto VJ, Sedler MJ.
This study aimed to assess the association between neuroimaging signatures of cerebral small vessel disease (cSVD) and the risk of falls in stroke-free older adults living in rural Ecuador. METHODS: Risk of falls was evaluated by the Downt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children
Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypertension found in children exposed to flower pesticides
This study involved boys and girls living near flower crops in Ecuador. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lago Agrio Attorney: Chevron's Motion To Compel Deposition 'Rife With Bad Faith'
NEW YORK - Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on May 7 filed a brief in New York federal court contending that Chevron's motion to compel the deposition of Donziger's wife, Laura Miller, "is rife with bad faith and ugly harassment" (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 22, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Epidemiology of suicide among adolescents and young adults in Ecuador - Gerstner RMF, Soriano I, Sanhueza A, Caffe S, Kestel D.
OBJECTIVE: To collect information - and provide it to decision-makers in health programs in general and mental health programs in particular - on epidemiological patterns in suicide deaths among young adults and adolescents in Ecuador. METHODS: A c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Changes in subsistence hunting threaten local food security
(Wildlife Conservation Society) Scientists with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito and WCS Ecuador Program publishing in the journal BioTropica say that subsistence hunting in Neotropical rain forests -- the mainstay of local people as a source of protein and a direct connection to these ecosystems -- is in jeopardy from a variety of factors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Judge: Donziger Not Entitled To Extension, Must Respond To Contempt Motions
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on April 4 ruled that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, failed to show good cause for an extension of time to respond to Chevron's motions against him for civil contempt, and he ordered Donziger to respond (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 24, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: Lago Agrio Attorney's Contempt Is 'Beyond Doubt' Regarding Discovery
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on April 15 filed a brief in New York federal court contending that "it is now beyond doubt" that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, is in contempt of the district court's orders regarding the discovery of data on the attorney's electronic devices (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 24, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Dutch High Court Refuses Ecuador's Attempt To Enforce $9.5B Judgment
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Chevron Corp. on April 15 announced that the Supreme Court of the Netherlands denied a request filed by the Republic of Ecuador to annul international arbitration awards in which a tribunal held that a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian decision violated Chevron's rights and should not be enforced anywhere. (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 24, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: Donziger Violated Discovery Order, Improperly Sold Judgment Interest
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on March 20 filed two briefs in a New York federal court contending that attorney Steven R. Donziger, who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, should be held in contempt for failing to comply with a discovery order and for signing over to his personal "performance coach" a specified percentage of his fees in the case (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - March 26, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Cochrane in Practice - Clinicians
Cochrane does not make clinical recommendations, instead it provides unbiased and high-quality health evidence so that health decisions, policies, and clinical guidelines can be informed by the best available evidence. ‘Cochrane Evidence in Practice’ series collects stories about clinical professionals using Cochrane evidence - the everyday healthcare professional making sure their patients and clients are getting the best care!User story:Name: Dr. Karla DuqueLocation: Ecuador" I am an Ecuadorian Medical Doctor with a Masters in Public Health. Cochrane has been with me in every step of my education. I went...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Study finds resurgence of malaria cases at the Ecuador-Peru border linked to the Venezuelan crisis
Researchers say the study shows need for regional collaborations to tackle complex public health issues. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news