2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41: Torts
Article 5: Medical Malpractice Act, 41-5-1 through 41-5-29
Section 41-5-13: Limitations.


NM Stat § 41-5-13 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

41-5-13. Limitations.

No claim for malpractice arising out of an act of malpractice which occurred subsequent to the effective date of the Medical Malpractice Act [Chapter 41, Article 5 NMSA 1978] may be brought against a health care provider unless filed within three years after the date that the act of malpractice occurred except that a minor under the full age of six years shall have until his ninth birthday in which to file. This subsection [section] applies to all persons regardless of minority or other legal disability.

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