Negligence Litigation Attorney’s | Information on Funeral Home Neglect
When a loved one passes away, many people turn to a funeral home to help them honor the memory of their dearly departed with a proper burial or cremation. Grieving families place their trust in these establishments and their employees to care for their deceased loved one’s human remains and to help them through this difficult time.
Unfortunately, some funeral homes abuse this trust and fail to carry out their solemn roles. Their unethical practices insult your loved one’s remains, their memory, and/or their final resting place. The funeral home’s negligence creates more trauma for you and your family to endure during this already trying time of mourning your loved one and coping with your new reality.
The typical types of funeral home negligence include gravesite problems, improper processing of the corpse, improper burial, and corpse robbery. Most cases of funeral home negligence fall into one of the following three categories: (1) incompetence/honest mistakes/human error, (2) greed, corruption and/or deception, or (3) sexual perversion.
Listed below are specific common examples of funeral home neglect:
Some more very extreme and rare situations include:
Proving liability in either a funeral home neglect or an abuse case generally involves satisfying the following four elements:
If your loved one was neglected or abused by a funeral home contact us at Greg Jones Law as soon as possible. You may be eligible to recover compensation for funeral expenses and/or emotional distress. You will need an attorney experienced in personal injury lawsuits that wants to hold the funeral homes accountable for their negligence. Call 855-566-3752 or contact us online today for a free case evaluation. We are here to help you!