BP Tainted Gas Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility:

Owners of vehicles that purchased gas from qualifying retail outlets in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, or Ohio between 9/7/12 and 9/28/12 that either:

  1. Experienced engine performance issues and/or
  2. Made repairs to their vehicle resulting from use of the affected gas
Estimated Amount:

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
Case Name: Price v. BP Products North America Inc. Class Action Settlement,
Case No.: 12-cv-06799
Case Summary:

The plaintiffs allege that BP placed tainted gas into distribution into certain gas stations in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio. The gasoline is alleged to have had high concentration of gum that caused damage to consumers vehicles. BP denies the allegations, however settled the claims before they were heard by a court.

Settlement Pool: $5,000,000
Settlement Website: BP Tainted Gas Settlement
Claim Form Deadline: December 26, 2013
Claims Administrator: Price v BP Settlement Administrator
PO Box 2838
Portland, OR 97208-2838