Washington Report

Washington Report 012001

Date Published: 
012001
Original Author: 
Robert M. Fells
Original Publication: 
ICCFA Magazine

Lawsuit Alleges Harassment by Funeral Directors Association in Pennsylvania 

 
by Robert M. Fells, Esq., general counsel 
 
A private lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania alleges that the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association (PFDA) and a number of individuals violated the Constitution and antitrust law by engaging in harassment, malicious prosecution and other alleged acts of misconduct in order to prevent competition in the sale of prepaid funeral services through life insurance.
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Washington Report 082000

Date Published: 
082000
Original Author: 
Robert M. Fells
Original Publication: 
ICCFA Magazine

ICFA Part of Symposium on Deathcare as Consumer Issue 

 
by Robert M. Fells, Esq., General Counsel 
 
On May 24, the North American Cemetery Regulators Association (NCRA), the AARP and the Consumer Federation of America combined their sponsorships to hold the First National Symposium on Deathcare as a Consumer Issue at AARP headquarters in Washington, D.C.
 
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