Oil Industry Class Opt Out

If you decide not to participate in the lawsuit, you must exclude yourself—this is sometimes referred to as “opting out.” If you exclude yourself, you will not receive any benefit that may be obtained as a result of this lawsuit, including any money awarded by the Court or Jury. You will not be bound by any Court orders, and you keep your right to sue Plains Pipeline on your own regarding the issues in this case.

If you want to be excluded from the Class, you must either (1) submit an opt-out request (located below) no later than January 10, 2019, or (2) send a letter that includes the following:

  • Your name, address, and telephone number,

  • •The name of the case (Andrews v. Plains All American Pipeline, No. 2:15-cv-04113),

  • •A statement that you want to be excluded from this class action, and

  • •Your signature and date.

Mail your exclusion request postmarked no later than January 10, 2019 to:

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Class Action
PO Box 2820
San Francisco, CA 94111-3339

Fisher Class

Real Property Class

Oil Industry Class Opt Out Form

If you exclude yourself, you will not receive any benefit that may be obtained as a result of this lawsuit, including any money awarded by the Court or Jury. You will not be bound by any Court orders, and you keep your right to sue Plains Pipeline on your own regarding the issues in this case.  If you want to be excluded from the Class, this form must be submitted no later than January 10, 2019.

Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Exclusion from Class *
By checking the box, I affirm that I want to be excluded from the Oil Industry Subclass, meaning I won't be eligible to receive any money or benefits that may result from a trial or settlement, but will keep any rights to sue Plains Pipeline on my own about the same legal claims and issues in this lawsuit.
Signature *
Signature
Date *
Date