funeral home court cases

Suggestions or Coercion?

By Funeral Director Daily / June 18, 2018 /

Late last Wednesday a jury in Montana issued a verdict against a Montana funeral home for coercing a widow client into pursuing a cremation for her husband against his “final wishes” for earth burial.  You can read about the case in the Great Falls Tribune here. According to the article, Robert Yeager, age 64 died…

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The Loewen Case Revisited – Part 2

By Funeral Director Daily / January 8, 2018 /

When I left off on Friday the now over 20 year old case of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Homes v. The Loewen Group was our topic.  As I told you, it was an incredibly interesting drama unfolding in a Mississippi courtroom – all over the aggressive expansion plans and tactics of a Canadian based funeral home consolidator.…

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Flashback to the Loewen Case

By Funeral Director Daily / January 5, 2018 /

Over the New Year’s Holiday I noticed a small blip in a Mississippi newspaper, the Sun Herald, which announced the fact that Jeffrey O’Keefe, Jr. of Gulfport has been named President of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Homes. It goes on to say, as you can read here, that Mr. O’Keefe is a sixth generation family member in…

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