Category Archives: Complaints about funeral homes

Funeral director accused of embezzling ordered to repay $500,000

Afuneral director in the New Orleans area, who was accused of embezzling more than $500,000, has been ordered by a judge to repay that amount to her brother — the owner of the funeral home. According to a story published … Continue reading

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Another family sues B.C. funeral home, alleging mother cremated before memorial service

Another B.C. family is suing a funeral home, alleging their 90-year-old mother was cremated against the family’s wishes before they could say goodbye at a memorial service and before an autopsy could be performed. The civil lawsuit was filed last … Continue reading

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Family plans to sue Surrey funeral home after burial mix-up

An anguished and frustrated family is planning to sue the Valley View Funeral Home in Surrey, B.C., for a burial mix-up involving their grandmother, who was buried in a less expensive casket than the $4,000 oak casket that she had … Continue reading

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Seattle area family sues SCI funeral home for horrible mistakes

A Seattle area family has launched a lawsuit against Texas-based funeral giant Service Corp. International (SCI), for the alleged horrible mistakes made at a funeral home owned by SCI. A story aired tonight on KIRO TV news about the lawsuit … Continue reading

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Eden Memorial Park cemetery sued again over allegations of disturbed remains

A large Jewish cemetery in the Mission Hills area of Los Angeles named Eden Memorial Park is facing a new lawsuit containing allegations of disturbed remains from graves. It is the second multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the cemetery, which is owned … Continue reading

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George Westwood, Haida Gwaii man, forced to stop unlicensed funeral services

After a complaint about a Haida Gwaii man performing funeral services without a licence, Consumer Protection BC sent George Westwood a letter, informing him how he could become licenced. Consumer Protection BC oversees the funeral industry in the province of … Continue reading

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Funeral Consumers Alliance writes about Haliburton family lawsuit

A blog by the Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA), a non-profit group that is a funeral consumers watchdog in the U.S., mentioned the lawsuit recently filed by the Haliburton family in Vancouver, Canada, concerning a funeral home incident involving their 95-year-old … Continue reading

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