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Tort – FTCA – Inmate Injury – Bivens Claim (access required)

Although the 4th Circuit has yet to rule on whether an inmate injured while on work detail is precluded under the Inmate Accident Compensation Act from bringing a Bivens suit for personal injuries, an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses this inmate’s Bivens claim on the merits. According to plaintiff’s own allegations, both of his injuries occurred ...