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You could be affected by a class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA.  The lawsuit claims that Philip Morris USA designed, manufactured, and sold Marlboro cigarettes that were defective because they delivered excessive and dangerous level of carcinogens, cancer-causing substances, that could have been eliminated, in violation of Massachusetts state law.

A court has allowed this lawsuit to be brought as a class action. You are a class member if, as of February 26, 2013, you:

  • Are a resident of Massachusetts,
  • Are 50 years of age or older,
  • Have a cigarette smoking history of “20 pack years” or more using Marlboro cigarettes,
  • Smoke Marlboro cigarettes, or quit smoking Marlboro cigarettes on or after December 14, 2005,
  • Are not diagnosed as suffering from lung cancer or under investigation by a physician for suspected lung cancer as of the date of any judgment being entered, or relief obtained, in this action, and
  • Have smoked Marlboro cigarettes within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 


This site is not operated by Philip Morris USA.  This class action lawsuit is supervised by the Court and is administered by a claims administration firm.

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