New Mexico Statutes Chapter 52. Workers' Compensation § 52-1-40. Waiting period

No compensation benefits shall be allowed under the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act for any accidental injury which does not result in the workers' death or in a disability which lasts for more than seven days;  provided, however, if the period of the workers' disability lasts for more than four weeks from the date of his accidental injury, compensation benefits shall be allowed from the date of disability.

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