Recently, a Class Action lawsuit was brought against Malboro in Arkansas. The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Philip Morris (now Altria Group, Inc.) advertised, marketed and sold Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes in a manner that had the capacity to deceive consumers who purchased Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights in Arkansas. The following lists information about the case.
Docket Number: CV 2003-4661
Class Period: Monday, November 1, 1971 to Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Filing Deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Objection Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Exclusion Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Final Approval Hearing: Monday, November 21, 2016
All consumers who purchased Defendant’s Marlboro Light or Marlboro Ultra Light cigarettes in the state of Arkansas for personal consumption from November 1, 1971 through June 22, 2010 are eligible to be class members.
If you believe you are a class member, please contact us by either commenting below or emailing us at ConsiderTheConsumer@gmail.com.
We plan to provide updates on this pending case.