TITLE

COMPLAINTS, LAWSUITS AND SURPRISES

AUTHOR(S)
Hast, Ron
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Mortuary Management;Jun2013, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various legal issues related to the mortuary service businesses in the U.S. It mentions that funeral service providers commonly receive decedents from distant funeral directors before they finalize local burial arrangements. The author shares some experiences related to problems usually experienced by providers when offering such services to assist the loved ones of deceased people.
ACCESSION #
87979102

 

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