Lawsuit Challenges New Texas Rules Over Handling Of Fetal RemainsA coalition of national advocacy groups has sued to block Texas' soon-to-be-implemented rules mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains.
Coroner: Dead Man Mistakenly Cremated After Name Confusion A 26-year-old man was mistakenly cremated after a Los Angeles County Coroner's technician confused his remains with those of another man with the same name.
Former Johnson Family Mortuary Owner Gets Prison; $10K FineHow much time will a former Fort Worth mortuary owner have to serve for taking customers money and then leaving the bodies of their loved ones decomposing in a back room?
Louisiana Judge Temporarily Blocks Disposal Of Ebola Tainted Ash A state judge signed an order Monday temporarily blocking ash from the incineration of a Dallas Ebola victim's belongings to be disposed of at a southwest Louisiana site.
Ebola Patient's Remains Still InfectiousNine days after Thomas Eric Duncan became the first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil, he also became the first person to die from the Ebola virus in this country.
Family Files Lawsuit After Funeral Home Mix-UpKimberly Byers says she and her family are still unsettled about a terrible mistake after her sister, Sheila Sterling, died of cancer last September.
Family: We Want Our Daughter's Organs BackEvery night before bed, Ruben Soto says a prayer for his daughter, Sonia. She died more than 7 months ago, but he says she has yet to rest in peace. “I would never wish this on anyone,” said Soto.