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A hearse carrying a coffin. Photo: NKM999/Shutterstock.com A putative class action lawsuit accuses a group of Florida companies of exploiting senior citizens hoping to pay for funeral and cremation costs ahead of time. Photo: NKM999/Shutterstock.com

The nation’s largest funeral and cremation services company is facing a putative class action lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida that raises novel questions about sales practices around prepaid cremations that allegedly flout a state law designed to protect senior citizens from exploitation.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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