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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Mar 1
2019

Types of Funeral Home Negligence in Texas

Funeral Home Negligence

One could argue there isn’t much that our society as a whole recognizes as sacred these days, but even death row inmates who’ve reached the end of their fate are supposed to be handled with the utmost care. Because of this, you might rightly assume that mortuaries and funeral homes have an even higher standard of care.

In fact, it is the legal duty of the funeral home to properly care for your loved one’s remains according to both the law and to what your family and the facility have agreed to when making the arrangements and signing the contract.

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for negligence to occur among those we’ve entrusted with our loved ones’ remains. If you [...]

Aug 1
2018

What Can You Do If a Texas Funeral Home Acts Negligently?

Funeral Home Negligence

Mourning a loved one can be an exhausting process, both emotionally and financially. Loved ones are left with a long list of to-do items, including making funeral arrangements and distributing property. Any slip-ups relating to funeral operations can be tragic and make the process even more stressful.

Unfortunately, these tragedies do happen. If you are local to San Antonio, you may have heard about an lengthy case involving a missing corpse that just recently ended.

A young woman’s body went missing from the Mission Park North Funeral Chapel North in August 2015. The case was settled earlier this year, and the deceased woman’s parents were awarded $8 million.

This was a case of funeral home negligence. If you have gone [...]

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