Tort and Section 1983 Actions Not the Same

Sittleburg, Philip C.
October 2003
Fire Chief;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p24
Trade Publication
Discusses personal injury claims filed in U.S. federal courts under Section 1983. Difference of the claim from those filed in state courts as simple tort actions; Examples of Section 1983 claims; Conditions under which a personal injury lawsuit may be filed under Section 1983.


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