Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
R.L. Vallee, Inc., S.B. Collins, Inc., Wesco, Inc., and Champlain Oil Company, Inc. are agreeing to settle a class action about pricing-fixing for gasoline in northwestern Vermont. The complaint alleged the companies agreed to fix prices and allocate customers in violation of the Vermont Consumer Protection Act.Docket Number:
Company: R.L. Vallee Inc.
Filing Deadline: March 26, 2020
Class Period: April 1, 2012 to June 22, 2015
Objection Deadline: March 26, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: March 26, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: May 11, 2020Proof of Purchase:
You may elect to provide proof of purchase or to claim a “standard share” of the settlement fund. Money will be distributed in accordance with a formula in the Settlement Agreement.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person or business who (a) owned or leased at least one qualified road vehicle (gasoline or hybrid on-road vehicle properly registered during the class period, including a motorcycle, three-wheeled vehicle, car, truck, or van), (b) lived in Chittenden, Franklin, or Grand Isle Counties, and (c) bought gasoline from any station in the class area that any of the defendants in this case operated or supplied with gas at any time between April 1, 2012 and June 22, 2015.
For a list of eligible gas stations, see https://www.vtfuelclassaction.com/admin/services/connectedapps.cms.extensions/22.214.171.124/asset?id=7e60e09a-345e-40e7-85b7-ce23707cf638&languageId=1033&inline=true.
TBD. Final amounts will depend on the number of valid claims received and other factors.
Total Settlement Amount: $1.5 millionClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Bailey & Glasser
Burlington Law Practice PLLC
Case Name: Kent, et al. v. R.L. Vallee, Inc., et al.,
Settlement Website: Vermont Fuel Stations Gasoline Price Fixing Settlement Website
JND Legal Administration
VT Fuel Settlement Administrator
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 91130
Seattle, WA 98111