Purcell v. United Propane Gas, Inc.

Welcome to the Purcell v. United Propane Gas, Inc. Settlement

Welcome to the Purcell v. United Propane Gas, Inc. Settlement


What is this lawsuit about?

In the lawsuit, Plaintiff's claim that United Propane Gas did not have the right under the 2013-2014 PreBuy KeepFull Agreement to suspend or ration deliveries under the circumstances during the winter of 2013-2014. On these grounds, Plaintiffs have sought to recover damages on behalf of the class. 


Who is included?

It has been determined that all residential customers who purchased a 2013-2014 "PRE-PURCHASE 'PREBUY KEEPFULL' GAS SUPPLY AGREEMENT" from United Propane Gas, Inc. or any of its affiliates is an eligible class member. All Settlement Class members are eligible to receive cash or credit, with the exception of (a) any Class member who received payment through the case styled Andy Beshear v. United Propane Gas, Inc., et al., 14-CI-00120, which was filed in Franklin Circuit Court in Franklin County, Kentucky; (b) any Class member who received a delivery from UPG of at least fifty (50) gallons of propane at their prebuy contract rate between January 20, 2014 and January 27, 2014; (c) any Class member who had already purchased and received all of their contracted for prebuy propane from UPG on or before January 27, 2014; and (d) any Class member who (i) ordered contracted for prebuy propane before January 27, 2014; (ii) received the propane during the suspension period (January 27 to February 13, 2014) or (iii) ordered the propane during the suspension period but received the propane after the suspension period and (iv) were charged the current market rate for it rather than the prebuy contract rate; but (v) had his or her account credited for this gas on or before June 15, 2014, with the difference between the market rate and the prebuy contract rate.


How do I participate in the Settlement?

If you want to be a Class member, you do not have to do anything at this time. To receive any money from the settlement, you must have completed and submitted a claim form by October 10, 2018. (Deadline has now passed.)

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Settlement Administrator
UPG Litigation
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91344
Seattle, WA 98111