The Misleading Ad about Individual Payments from the Master Settlement Agreement
Our attorneys have recently received a deluge of questions from people throughout the U.S. asking if they are eligible to receive payments from the tobacco industry or their state as part of the Master Settlement Agreement. The claims about MSA payments are promoted online by a company called Money Morning, which offers investment advice. The ad is actually a solicitation, and appears to be a deceptive attempt to make money from individuals already harmed by tobacco use and exposure.
No states provide for direct MSA payments to individuals to pay for medical costs resulting from tobacco use. Read more about this on our blog, or read statements from the West Virginia Attorney General,the Nevada Attorney General, and the Washington State Attorney General about this issue.