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PLRA’s ‘imminent danger’ exception is clarified (access required)

Where the Prison Litigation Reform Act, or PLRA, precludes an individual from filing a fourth complaint unless the litigant can meet an exception for “imminent danger of serious physical injury,” the court held that delayed or denied medical treatment that worsens a petitioner’s medical conditions resulting in serious physical injuries would be sufficient to trigger ...