§ 41-2-1 [Death by wrongful act or neglect; liability in damages.]
§ 41-2-2 Limitation of actions
§ 41-2-3 Personal representative to bring action; damages;
§ 41-2-4 Death caused by railroad, stage coach or public conveyance; action for damages; defense

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 41 > Article 2 - Wrongful Death; Actions for Damages

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probate: Proving a will