2023 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41 - Torts
Article 9 - Review Organization Immunity
Section 41-9-1 - Short title.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 41-9-1 (2023)

This act [41-9-1 to 41-9-7 NMSA 1978] may be cited as the "Review Organization Immunity Act".

History: Laws 1979, ch. 169, § 1.


Act's qualified immunity replaces common law absolute immunity. — This act abolishes any common-law absolute immunity available to review organization participants prior to its enactment, establishing instead a qualified immunity. Leyba v. Renger, 1992-NMSC-061, 114 N.M. 686, 845 P.2d 780.

Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — Tort liability of medical society or professional association for failure to discipline or investigate negligent or otherwise incompetent medical practitioner, 72 A.L.R.4th 1148.

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