The statue of limitations for Medical Malpractice cases in New Mexico is not simple. The deadline to file a lawsuit ranges anywhere from six months to three years. Medical Malpractice lawsuits are complex and time consuming. The pre-lawsuit requirement can vary based on the defendant being a federal or state provider and non-qualified or qualified provider. Here is the full State of Limitations for Medical Malpractice cases broken down as defined by New Mexico Law.