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In a strategic move, the 16 plaintiffs who have been litigating a class action in federal court in San Francisco, have re-filed their lawsuit in the state court system, before the Los Angeles Superior Court. The new lawsuit in Los Angeles is a mass action. Green Desert Oil Group et al. v. BP West Coast Products, LLC (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC49225 ). We believe that by having all the cases finally heard in one venue, the Los Angeles Superior Court, we will achieve greater unity and enable everyone to focus on promptly defeating BP.

Not surprisingly, BP tried to mislead the franchiseesby issuing a press release this week claiming that the plaintiffs have abandoned their lawsuits. This claim is flatly false. BP knew full well that the plaintiffs have simply re-filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, where BP has been taking a beating. BP also knew full well ...


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