Miami Mortuary Litigation Attorneys
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Typically a mortuary law issue or issue with a funeral home, cremation service or cemetery involves the funeral service, the preparation of the deceased’s body or a financial dispute in the dealings with those involved in the funeral. At Charlip Law Group, LC our Miami mortuary litigation attorneys are intimately involved with the laws a cemetery, funeral home, crematory and mortuary service are required to follow.
David Charlip featured in Of Counsel Magazine describing his work in the area of funeral negligence.
We have been assisting people throughout the United States for over 25 years with their mortuary law problems, including class action lawsuits when multiple parties have been harmed such as: Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL Bayview Crematorium, Massachusetts, (Seabrook) New Hampshire, Maine National Funeral Home, Fairfax County, VA Burr Oak Cemetery, Alsip, IL SWB Funeral Services, New York Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, CA We investigate the situation thoroughly. Our firm will review records and look for any evidence of wrongdoing or negligence. We provide the client with an analysis of the case to determine if there is some compensation available for the emotional distress they have suffered. If there is, we submit a demand to the appropriate parties in an attempt to reach some type of agreement. If one cannot be reached, we will then file suit on behalf of our client. If you have recently had a loved one pass away and feel the funeral was handled improperly, or that you were charged too much for the services you received, it is important that you contact a lawyer. Our lawyers are familiar with the funeral service business and laws applicable to funeral service claims, and are aggressive in our representation.
We provide high-quality, cost effective solutions that protect your interests. Our founding attorney, David H. Charlip, is a Borad Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, published author and speaker on legal matters, including funeral service law. He has won substantial jury verdicts in that area. Because our experience in mortuary law is unique, attorneys and clients throughout the country seek our advice, assistance and representation on these matters. We have worked with other counsel on mortuary law cases in many states, including Florida, Illinois, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon and New Jersey. Mortuary litigation concerns any action arising out of the funeral process. This litigation usually involves negligent or wrongful behavior by one of the parties involved in the funeral. It can either be a one time, one body event or can arise out of a scandal type situation that affects numerous families. We represent clients with individual problems or groups who wish to bring a law suit against negligent parties. Some of the problems our clients could encounter include:
- Body buried in the wrong place
- Body embalmed without permission
- Body parts illegally harvested without permission
- Improper embalming
- Tainted human tissue
- Charges for services not received
- Funeral services provider not properly licensed
When someone has passed away, they deserve to be treated according to their wishes and the process should be one that eases a family’s pain – not one that adds to it. For helpful resources in your time of need go to our Funeral/Mortuary Law Resources Page. At Charlip Law Group, LC our Miami mortuary litigation attorneys will represent your matters with the full consideration and respect you deserve. The lawyers at our firm bring many years of training and experience to the practice of law. Our bilingual staff will deal with your issues promptly. We are conveniently located in Miami-Dade County. Our South Florida location allows us to serve our clients in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties; throughout Florida and the United States.
Contact Charlip Law Group, LC at our Miami, Florida offices toll-free at 1(888) 815-1418 or (305) 354-9313.
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