If you purchased gasoline from certain gas stations in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin or Ohio between 08/13/2012 through 09/07/2012 and experienced engine performance issues or had to make any kind of repairs because of the gas, you could be entitled to a cash payment of up to $50 or up to $1500 from the BP Tainted Gas Class Action Settlement. Obviously, this settlement is a result of alleged claims of BP distributing tainted gas into certain gas stations throughout the Midwest that has caused high damage to affected vehicles.
BP Tainted Gas Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
Eligibility: Owners of vehicles that purchased gas from qualifying gas stations in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, or Ohio between 08/13/12 and 9/07/12 that experienced engine performance issues and/or made repairs to their vehicle resulting from use of the affected gas.
Estimated Amount: There are two subcategories for reimbursements:
- Gas Reimbursement – you may claim reimbursement for purchase of the tainted gas up to a maximum of $50 (if you did not need to make a repair) and $70 if you did need to make a repair.
- Repair Reimbursement – you may also claim reimbursement for repairs (up to $1,500 per vehicle), as well as reimbursement for alternative transport (up to $7.50), mileage for trips to the repair shop ($0.565/mile), towing expenses, and lost income (up to $200).
Proof of Purchase: Required. You are required to have a receipt or credit card statement showing purchase for both types of claims. For reimbursement for repairs to your car you will also need the receipt from the repair.
Claim Form: BP Tainted Gas Claim Form
Claim Form Deadline: 12/26/2013
Case Summary: Plaintiffs allege that BP distributed tainted gas into certain stations in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio. The gasoline supposedly had high concentration of gum that caused damage to consumers’ vehicles. BP denies these allegations, but the company settled the claims before they were heard by a court.
Hurry and file your claim by December 26, 2013 to get at least $50 with the BP Tainted Gas Class Action Lawsuit Settlement. This is a very serious issue, so you deserve to be reimbursed for your troubles. If you think you qualify for more class action lawsuit settlements check out the full list from HMB!
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