Category Archives: Consumer Protection Links and Resources

Watchdog Sleeps

Spring 2006 The Federal Trade Commission Goes Easy on the Funeral Industry The article below is a PDF http://www.funerals.org/alert/watchdogsleeps.pdf

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CONSUMER ALERT

The latest Funeral Industry Consumer Alerts are listed on this watchdog site. Please note that clicking the link below will cause a new window to open. http://www.funerals.org/alert/index.htm

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SCI’S PRE-NEED GREED

MUST READ An Except from the SCI Sales Counselor’s Reference Guide: NOT INTENDED TO BE SEEN BY THE PUBLIC! SCI is the largest owner/operator of funeral homes in the United States. Judge for yourself whether their main corporate focus is … Continue reading

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CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

Funeral Consumers Alliance Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Funeral Conglomerates and Largest Casketmaker for Antitrust Violations South Burlington, VT. – Funeral Consumers Alliance, Inc. (FCA), on behalf of its roughly 400,000 members and a nationwide class of consumers, has filed … Continue reading

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Budget Casket Ads Rile Regional Funeral Industry

(from AdAge.com) NEW YORK – In last Sunday’s edition of the Dallas Morning News, a full-page ad for Budget Caskets of Fort Worth notified Texans that they had the right to bring their own casket to a funeral. The ad … Continue reading

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