Category Archives: Complaints about funeral homes

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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Haliburton family files lawsuit over mother’s body being removed from morgue without permission

We have filed a lawsuit against a funeral home and its parent company for removing the body of our 95-year-old mother, Holly Haliburton, from the morgue of St. Paul’s Hospital without our permission. The hospital and its board, Providence Health … Continue reading

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Another family suffers ordeal of funeral home taking a body without permission

What prompted our family to start this website was  an incident involving our 95-year-old mother, Holly Haliburton, and a North Vancouver funeral home after her death, which caused us great anguish and greatly prolonged our grieving. You can read the … Continue reading

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