2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41 - Torts
Article 9 - Review Organization Immunity
Section 41-9-4 - Limitation on liability for members of review organizations.

NM Stat § 41-9-4 (2016) What's This?

41-9-4. Limitation on liability for members of review organizations.

No person who is a member or employee of, who acts in an advisory capacity to or who furnishes counsel or services to a review organization shall be liable for damages or other relief in any action brought by a person or persons whose activities have been or are being scrutinized or reviewed by a review organization by reason of the performance by the person of any duty, function or activity of such review organization, unless the performance of such duty, function or activity was done with malice toward the person affected thereby. No person shall be liable for damages or other relief in any action by reason of the performance of the person of any duty, function or activity as a member of a review organization or by reason of any recommendation or action of the review organization when the person acts in the reasonable belief that the person's action or recommendation is warranted by facts known to the person or the review organization after reasonable efforts to ascertain the facts upon which the review organization's action or recommendation is made.

History: Laws 1979, ch. 169, 4.

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