Shemeka Douglas v. Nelms Funeral Home
Shameka Douglas v. Nelms Funeral Home
(Intentional infliction of emotional distress.)
The Plaintiff Shameka Douglas had stillborn twins at Huntsville Hospital. Nelms Funeral Home picked the bodies up at Huntsville Hospital without consent. Nelms wanted $800.00 down to release them to another funeral home. They were not embalmed. A civil action was brought against the funeral home for intentional infliction of emotional distress. Case was settled confidentially prior to trial.