2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41 - Torts
Article 5 - Medical Malpractice Act
Section 41-5-13 - Limitations.

NM Stat § 41-5-13 (2016) 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 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.

History: 1953 Comp., 58-33-13, enacted by Laws 1976, ch. 2, 13.

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