Death occurs when heart, respiratory and brain activity cease. However, there are documents indicating the definition of death may be changing.
If the next-of-kin object to organ harvesting, does the medical examiner still have the authority to remove parts of the deceased anyway?
Does the estate of the deceased have the right to money paid for the organs, tissue and bone that may be removed by the medical examiner without consent?
These questions haunt many families when they discover their loved one is only a shell and vital internal organs are missing.
It is our duty to protect the right of the deceased and the family in the new death industry