Who is Liable?

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Who is Liable?
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Aside from the often devastating impacts of drunk driving, DUI collisions also can expose drunk drivers to lawsuits for a victim’s injuries or death. Furthermore, “dram shop” laws in most states allow victims of drunk driving accidents (or their families) to hold restaurants, bars and liquor stores accountable for the death, injury, or any other […]

FUNERAL HOME CAUGHT IN PRE-NEED FRAUD

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FUNERAL HOME CAUGHT IN PRE-NEED FRAUD
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CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The Gatens-Harding Funeral Home in Poca is giving a new definition to being buried alive. This location is one of three locations owned by Chad and Billie Harding’s has been accused of defrauding Homesteaders Life Insurance Co. The Harding’s are accused of cashing in on pre-need funeral home arrangements for 111 people […]

RUFFIN & JARRETT

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  Arkansas | In 1946 Rose Ruffin, cousin of Eunice Reed, and W.L Jarrett established Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home in North Little Rock, Arkansas. In the mid 1970s, the funeral home was moved to its current Little Rock location. Since its founding, Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home has been family owned and operated. Today, […]

HARRIS-ROSS

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California | Harris-Ross Mortuary is leading in the funeral home industry serving California in four locations. Our reputation in the community elevates each year with quality service our families expect.” – Harris-Ross Mortuary  The mission at Harrison-Ross Mortuary is service with dignity, dedication, and respect for all people in their time of need. Whether you […]

W.T. SHUMAKE & DAUGHTERS

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Kentucky | In 1972, they partnered with Mrs. Martha Hughes and became the Hughes & Shumake Funeral Home located in the Parkland community. After the partnership dissolved, in 1974, they were incorporated as Shumake Funeral Home in the state of Kentucky. In 1975, to further expand our services to the public, they envisioned opening a funeral home […]

ADKINS-DRAIN FUNERAL HOME

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In 1962, Samuel Drain began to pursue his work in funeral service and in 1967, became a licensed Funeral Director. In 1967, a partnership was formed and Samuel became part owner of a funeral business rooted in Wilmington, N. C. and the surrounding area. Eleven years later, in 1978,he purchased Adkins Funeral Home and as […]

THE FUNERAL RULE

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THE FUNERAL RULE
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A petition aims to make it easier for consumers to compare costs “I know of no other industry that refuses to say online what they sell and what it costs,” says Joshua Slocum, the executive director of the alliance, which helped draft the original rule. Funeral homes aren’t required to disclose their prices online. Consumer […]

BLACK HISTORY MATTERS

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BLACK HISTORY MATTERS
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“Our society has become immune to death in the black community,” Ms. Thompson-Simmons said. “We want people to understand we have history and our lives matter.” Two sisters in Brooklyn help black residents whose families have been shattered by violence navigate their most painful moments. Source: Dignity in Death for Black Families at a Brooklyn […]