Funeral home negligence claims in California occur more often than one might think. Losing a loved one is always difficult and grieving families should be able to choose a funeral home with the confidence that their family member’s remains will be handled appropriately and with respect. Unfortunately, funeral homes can make negligent errors or even act intentionally to mishandle remains or otherwise harm the family that hired them. In such situations, families who hired a funeral home for support and assistance end up with substantial financial and emotional injuries.
Common types of funeral home negligence
Funeral home can take many forms, including: