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New New Mexico Medical Malpractice Legal Questions & Answers

If a dentist left a piece of their tool in my mouth but didn't tell me, can I sue them even though it's been almost 10 years?

Unfortunately, it is too late to file your lawsuit because New Mexico has a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 months ago

Can the family of a deceased family member sue a hospital for negligence?

A spouse can sue for wrongful death. Or her estate (via her personal representative) …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

State of New Mexico Orthodontist refuse to take braces off IF balance is not paid in full

No, it's not malpractice because it's not a medical error. It is an orthodontist …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

If I went and got a tubal ligation but during the operation the doctor perforated my uterus, does that constitute malpractice?

Medical malpractice is negligence.  Negligence is the failure to exercise due care (that degree …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago