23 Feb Baby burial a mistake; suits filed

December 14, 2002 A Pompano Beach funeral home faces two separate lawsuits for allegedly burying two infants in a shallow grave instead of cremating them as requested by their mothers. Chandra Robinson of Pompano Beach and Jacqueline Smith of Fort Lauderdale are each seeking damages in excess of $15,000, in suits their lawyers say may be amended to seek greater compensation for emotional distress. Smith's son, Anthony Smith Jr., who died five days after his premature birth on May 6, 2001, was buried with the body of Robinson's unnamed son. Born prematurely, Robinson's son lived for two hours following his...
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