Thursday, November 7, 2013

Michigan judge throws out burial mix-up lawsuit

A Kalamazoo County judge has sanctioned a Southfield law firm and dismissed the lawsuit of a Tennessee woman who was seeking millions for what she claimed was gross negligence by Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South that led to her parents being buried in the wrong plots at the Kalamazoo cemetery.

Article here. 

“They’re barred by the statute of limitations,” Judge Lightvoet said of the claims in Fish’s lawsuit, “and even beyond that all of the evidence supports the fact that the defendant did exactly what it was supposed to do based on the contracts ... You can’t throw out claims and hope something supports that in discovery.

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