Scharfstein v. BP West Coast Products
Scharfstein v. BP West Coast Products, State of Oregon, Multnomah County Circuit Court Case No. 112-17046: Oregon ARCO stations were charging consumers who bought gas with their debit cards a debit card fee. The fees were not properly disclosed and were illegally added on top of the price of gas. David Sugerman and his co-counsel won a stunning class action victory over BP. The jury found that BP illegally charged consumers debit card fees at Oregon ARCO and ampm minimarkets over a 32 month period. BP illegally charged debit card fees on gas purchases 13,000 times every day in Oregon. The verdict allows more than 2 million consumers to claim $200 per person. The case is continuing.