The following are important dates that will affect your rights:
Deadline to Submit a Claim: The deadline to submit a claim was November 28, 2016.
Deadline to Object to the Settlement: The deadline to object to the settlement was August 19, 2016. Detailed information on objecting to the settlement is available here.
Final Approval Hearing: The Court held a Final Approval Hearing on September 29, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom 1309 at Suffolk Superior Court, 3 Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108. At the hearing, the Court considered whether the Settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate; whether the Court should approve payment of $25,000 service awards to each of the Plaintiffs who brought this lawsuit; and whether the Court should approve Class Counsel’ request for attorneys’ fees and expenses to be paid by Philip Morris.