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4th Cir.: Continuing “indifference” extends limitations period (access required)

When inmates sue under § 1983 for prison officials' disregard of a serious and ongoing medical need, the statute of limitations does not begin to run until the date, if any, on which adequate treatment is provided. Background Appellant Eric J. DePaola is incarcerated at Red Onion State Prison. Since childhood, he has received treatment for several ...