2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41 - Torts
Section 2 Wrongful Death; Actions for Damages
Section 41-2-2 Limitation of actions.

NM Stat § 41-2-2 (2015) What's This?

41-2-2. Limitation of actions.

Every action instituted by virtue of the provisions of this and the preceding section [41-2-1 NMSA 1978] must be brought within three years after the cause of action accrues. The cause of action accrues as of the date of death.

History: Laws 1882, ch. 61, 9; C.L. 1884, 2316; Code 1915, 1822; C.S. 1929, 36-103; 1941 Comp., 24-102; Laws 1953, ch. 30, 1; 1953 Comp., 22-20-2; Laws 1961, ch. 202, 1.

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