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AmeriGas Propane Fuel Recovery Fees Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

AmeriGas has decided to settle a class action alleging that it violated Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act in the way it charged fuel recovery fee. The complaint claimed that the fee is deceptive because it does not bear a relationship to AmeriGas’s real fuel costs. 

Docket Number:

2014 CA 002077

Company: AmeriGas Propane Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 15, 2018

Class Period: October 31, 2010 to December 31, 2012

Objection Deadline: November 6, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: November 6, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: November 20, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

No, but AmeriGas records will provide verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were a residential or commercial customer of AmeriGas, who paid a fuel recovery fee for delivery of propane or another transaction in Florida during the class period, which is (a) for residential customers, from October 31, 2010 to June 30, 2012, or (b) for commercial customers, from October 31, 2010 to December 31, 2012. Customers of Heritage Propane who became customers of AmeriGas when AmeriGas acquired Heritage are not eligible.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies; calculated according to total amount paid in fuel recovery fees, to a maximum of 40%, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$10,000

Law Firms:
Price Armstrong LLC
Taylor Warren & Weidner PA

Claim Form: Florida Fuel Recovery Fee Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: All-South Subcontractors, Inc. v. AmeriGas Propane, Inc. et al.

Settlement Website: Florida Fuel Recovery Fee Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Dahl Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

FL Fuel Recovery Fee Settlement
c/o Dahl Administration
PO Box 3614
Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614
info@FRFSettlement.com
1-877-249-3096

Tags: Deceptive Business Practices, Energy, False or unlawful fuel surcharges