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Author: Josh Slocum

FTC v. MISSOURI FUNERAL BOARD

After a complaint from the Federal Trade Commission that the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors illegally stopped retail casket sales, the Board agreed to never adopt regulations prohibiting third-parties from selling coffins to the public. Read more

TENNESSEE JUDGE ORDERS STATE TAKE-OVER OF FOREST HILL FUNERAL HOMES AND CEMETERIES

UPDATE 4/30/07 —HOPE FOR FOREST HILL CUSTOMERS; TENNESSEE SAYS THEY’LL START HONORING PREPAID CONTRACTS —- MEANWHILE MICHIGAN AUTHORITIES ARREST FOREST HILL OWNER CLAYTON SMART From the Memphis Commercial Appeal:
“Max Shelton, the court-appointed administrator of the funeral homes, said the state had recovered enough missing money to honor the contracts in full. Read more