Class-action lawsuit filed against BP

Class-action lawsuit filed against BP

A Portland lawyer filed a class-action lawsuit alleging BP West Coast Products required Oregon gas stations to charge 35 cents when they used a debit card.

David Sugerman, the Portland lawyer who filed the suit with the Multnomah County Circuit Court, said that BP -- through its franchisees – charged the fee when it shouldn’t have and also failed to alert customers of the fee until gas was in their car and it was time to pay.

“Based on information we’ve reviewed, the number of consumers (affected) is in the millions statewide – millions of customers and millions and millions of transactions,” Sugerman said.

Read more at OregonLive.com.