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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Burial

An appeals court in Texas ruled that a woman was properly awarded damages in her emotional distress and deceptive trade practices suit against a funeral home that allegedly buried her newborn daughter in a “food cooler wrapped closed with duct tape.” The woman believed her daughter would be buried in a traditional casket.

BEAUMONT — An appeals court in Texas ruled that a woman was properly awarded damages in her emotional distress and deceptive trade practices suit against a funeral home that allegedly buried her newborn daughter in a “food cooler wrapped closed with duct tape.” The woman believed her daughter would be buried in a traditional casket. 

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights

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