This is a very difficult area of law. In certain cases cemetery or funeral homes incorrectly bury the wrong body resulting in grievous mental anguish and trauma to the families of the deceased. A key legal question is “are the surviving family members permitted to file a lawsuit for injuries?” Often times before burial a deceased persons remains are improperly handled and the wrong body is assigned to the surviving families. It is only during the viewing process that the family may become aware of this issue. However, because of the extremely emotional nature of the situation many family members and visitors will not mention anything. In certain cases the mistake is only noticed or brought to the surface as the other party makes notice of the error. At this point bodies are exhumed and traded. As you can imagine this type of ordeal can be painful for the family. Funeral homes are responsible for in these types of cases. Read the following article to better understand your rights.