2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41 - Torts
Article 5 - Medical Malpractice Act
Section 41-5-22 - Tolling of statute of limitation.

NM Stat § 41-5-22 (2016) What's This?

41-5-22. Tolling of statute of limitation.

The running of the applicable limitation period in a malpractice claim shall be tolled upon submission of the case for the consideration of the panel and shall not commence to run again until thirty days after the panel's final decision is entered in the permanent files of the commission and a copy is served upon the claimant and his attorney by certified mail.

History: 1953 Comp., 58-33-22, enacted by Laws 1976, ch. 2, 22.

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