Shell Ski Free® Class Action 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:

The lawsuit claims that the Ski Free® promotion at many Shell-branded fuel stations in Oregon, Michigan, Washington, and California is in fact not a free skiing program, rather it is a "buy one get one free" voucher.  There are also many date, time, resort, and other limitations.  The plaintiffs claim that this violates various state consumer protection laws.

Docket Number:


Company: Equilon Enterprises LLC

Filing Deadline: October 25, 2016

Class Period: November 9, 2009 to October 25, 2016

Objection Deadline: October 6, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: October 6, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: October 25, 2016

Proof of Purchase:

Claimants must provide the address of the Shell fueling station in which they acquired the Ski Free voucher.


All persons in California, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington who purchased 10 or more gallons of fuel under the Ski Free promotion and received a Ski Free voucher between November 1, 2009 and October 25, 2016 are eligible to be class members.  

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payments will be up to $40, but may be reduced based upon the number of claim forms received.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,200,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Law Firms:
Brady Mertz PC
Draneas and Huglin PC
Foley Bezek Behle and Curtis LLP
Rick Klingbeil PC

Claim Form: Kearney v. Equilon Enterprises LLC Claim Form

Case Name: Kearney v. Equilon Enterprises LLC

Settlement Website: Kearney v. Equilon Enterprises LLC

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information: Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Discount Offers, Free Items Not Really Free