In what may prove to be a lengthy legal proceeding, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon filed suit against Forever Network, Inc., an affiliate of National Prearranged Services (NPS).  While the suit may duplicate the injunctions effected by the Agreed Order obtained by the Texas Department of Insurance, consumers should take comfort by the fact Mr. Nixon has begun taking action.  

While it

It is not a good sign when our regulators communicate by letter.  Friday’s Post Dispatch story underscores the friction that exists among some of the regulatory agencies caught in the NPS fiasco. 

In one aspect, the letter is intended to demonstrate that the Missouri Attorney General’s Office is dependent upon the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors and the