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Class Action Against Hess for Dispensing Diesel Fuel Improperly
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November 21, 2012 - The Hess Corporation Faces Class Action Lawsuit Alleging it Dispensed Diesel Fuel from Regular Gas Pumps at North Brunswick Station

    A class action lawsuit was filed today against The Hess Corporation, Inc., alleging that on November 3, 2012, the Hess service station at 2800 Route 1 North in North Brunswick dispensed diesel fuel from pumps that were labeled for regular gasoline.  The complaint charges that customers drove up to the regular gasoline pumps, requested regular gasoline, and instead were provided with diesel fuel, causing significant damage to their vehicles.  The lawsuit, filed today in New Jersey Superior Court, Middlesex County by attorneys at The Wolf Law Firm, LLC in North Brunswick, asserts that Hess violated the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the New Jersey Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty, and Notice Act, and the New Jersey Motor Fuel Retail Sales Act and regulations by dispensing diesel fuel from pumps advertising and labeled for regular gasoline.  

    The named plaintiffs in the lawsuit, Doris and Eugene Gambrell of Somerset, purchased what they believed to be regular gasoline from the North Brunswick Hess service station on November 3, 2012.  Upon returning home, the Gambrells noticed a smell coming from their car.  Mrs. Gambrell drove back to the Hess station in a different vehicle to question the attendant about the gas she received.  The Hess station attendant informed her that Hess had dispensed diesel fuel from pumps labeled for regular fuel.  A Hess representative has admitted that the filling station dispensed diesel fuel instead of regular gas, and that at least thirty-five motorists had complained that their cars were not running properly after receiving the gas.  The Gambrells’ allege that their vehicle has been significantly damaged due to the diesel fuel.
    The complaint seeks damages under New Jersey consumer protection laws for all individuals who received fuel that contained diesel fuel from a pump that was labeled for regular gasoline.

The Wolf Law Firm, LLC

1520 U.S. Hwy 130, Suite 101
North Brunswick, NJ 08904
(732) 545-7900

Contacts: Andrew R. Wolf,,  Elliot Gardner,, or Henry P. Wolfe,

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