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    817-920-5713 (Fax)

    200 Feliks Gwozdz

    Fort Worth, Texas 76104-4919

    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    About the Medical Examiner


    Whenever we are called upon to assist, even if it is outside the defined jurisdiction, out of scope of our duties, or otherwise removed from our responsibility under the law, it is our general policy to help the individual reach the appropriate person, agency or organization who can assist.
     - Nizam Peerwani

    In the United States, there are three general systems for medicolegal death investigation. These include the Coroner system, the Justice of the Peace system, and the Medical Examiner system.