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Cole v. JNO. M. Oakey, Inc.
Citation:101 Va. Cir. 288 (2019)
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This litigation stems from the handling of two urns containing the cremated remains of Mr. William Daniel Cole, the deceased husband of plaintiff Traci Lynn Cole, by defendant Oakey’s, a funeral service and crematory. Plaintiff complained that Oakey’s violated its contract with plaintiff regarding the handling of Mr. Cole’s cremated remains, allowing plaintiff’s step-daughter to take two urns containing all of Mr. Cole’s cremains, rather than just the one urn to which she is entitled. Because she has refused to return one urn to Oakey’s or plaintiff, plaintiff has been deprived of all of Mr. Cole’s cremains. Plaintiff alleges that she incurred damages from Oakey’s breach of contract.
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