2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 52 - Workers' Compensation
Article 9 - Employers Mutual Company
Section 52-9-3 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 52-9-3 (2017)

52-9-3. Definitions.

As used in the Employers Mutual Company Act:

A. "benefits" means any benefits to which a worker may be entitled under the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act [Chapter 52, Article 1 NMSA 1978], the Subsequent Injury Act and the New Mexico Occupational Disease Disablement Law [52-3-1 NMSA 1978];

B. "board" means the board of directors of the employers mutual company created under the Employers Mutual Company Act;

C. "claim" means the assertion by or on behalf of a worker of a right to benefits;

D. "company" means the employers mutual company created and authorized under the Employers Mutual Company Act;

E. "director" or "member" means a member of the board;

F. "president" means the president of the employers mutual company; and

G. "worker" means an individual who is included in the definition of "worker" under Section 52-1-16 NMSA 1978 or "employee" under Section 52-3-3 NMSA 1978.

History: Laws 1990 (2nd S.S.), ch. 2, 123.

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