It is hard enough to deal with the loss of a loved one. However, finding out that a funeral home has abused the remains can be shattering for the loved ones. Unfortunately, funeral home abuse is more common than most people like to believe. While the actual victim may not experience the abuse, it can be simply be devastating for the loved ones left behind. Families depend on funeral homes to help them honor their loved ones during their grief, not cause them more emotional and mental trauma.
If you suspect that a funeral home has abused the remains of your loved one, you should protect your legal rights by immediately consulting with the experienced San Diego funeral abuse attorneys at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas. We will fight for a settlement that you deserve and will be there to help you through this tough time.
Types of Funeral Home Abuse
Funeral home abuse can leave a mourning family with even more pain and sorrow. Funeral home, crematorium, or cemetery negligence can occur in many different ways, including:
- Unkempt or vandalized grave sites as a result of lack of maintenance.
- Burying more than one corpse in one a single burial plot or coffin.
- Stealing expensive family heirloom jewelry, wedding bands or other personal items that the family wishes to bury with the bodies of their deceased loved ones.
- Switching expensive coffins with cheaper ones after the burial when the family has left the site.
- Switching body remains.
- Losing bodies.
- Selling body parts of the deceased.
- Sexually abusing, mishandling, disfiguring or mutilating the bodies.
The Costs of Funeral Home Abuse
The legal team at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas is dedicated to obtaining justice for the family members of a deceased loved one who was treated without respect. Our San Diego funeral home abuse attorneys are committed to assisting families in holding negligent and abusive funeral homes to the fullest extent of the law.
Although funeral home abuse rarely produces physical injury, it does cause great harm and grief to the family and friends of the deceased. A funeral home abuse attorney specializes in ensuring that perpetrators of these dreadful acts are held responsible for the emotional damages they have inflicted.
Call an Experienced San Diego Funeral Home Abuse Lawyer Today!
Have your memories of a deceased loved one been sullied by the improper conduct of cemetery employees, morticians, or funeral home workers? If so legal team at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas is dedicated to obtaining justice for the family members of the deceased loved one who was treated without respect. We believe that the aggressive pursuit of individual funeral abuse cases provides grieving loved ones with closure and provides an effective check on the funeral home industry.
If you believe that the remains of a member of your family has been mistreated, you need and deserve justice. Please call us toll free at 1-888-848-5084 to discuss your case, or you can fill out our free personal injury consultation form.