Medical Examiners and Coroners

MORE THAN RESULTS. EXPERTISE. Whether the case is predictable or complex, NMS gets you what you need, when you need it.


Since our beginnings, NMS Labs has strived to provide leadership in independent postmortem toxicology testing. Our scientific expertise and experience provide you with a range of cost-effective options that deliver insights you won’t find anywhere else.

  • The largest selection of toxicology tests ranging from the most sensitive to the newest analytes including broad-based comprehensive panels for difficult cases

  • Easy, simplified portfolio to help guide your selection

  • Complete testing for abused drugs, novel psychoactive substances (NPS), prescription medications, poisons and toxins

  • Scope, detection and reporting limits that are appropriate for each postmortem examination— from fire deaths to SIDS, traffic deaths, homicides and suicides

  • State-of-the-art instrumentation, including time-of-flight mass spectrometry and custom developed immunoassay

  • Easy-to-read, streamlined reports to help you find important insights quickly with informative interpretive comments from our expert staff

  • The most qualified scientific staff available. Over 200 experts and scientists at your disposal, including board-certified toxicologists experienced in analyzing and providing expert legal opinions on even the most complex of cases.

NMS Labs is the only independent forensic facility in the United States accredited by ABFT, ASCLD/LAB-International ISO 17025, numerous State’s DOH and other regulatory agencies.




NMS Labs is the only independent forensic facility in the nation to be certified by both the ABFT (American Board of Forensic Toxicology) and ASCLD/LAB-International (American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board) ISO 17025. ISO 17025 accreditation covers the disciplines of Toxicology, DNA, serology and controlled substances. We diligently maintain and exceed the high standards set by these organizations, so that you can have the utmost confidence in your testing results.