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Sandra Coker v. Vic Regalado, et al.
Case Number: 4:21-cv-00516
Judge: Gregory K. Frizzell
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (Tulsa County)
Defendant's Attorney: Keith A. Wilkes
Description: Tulsa, Oklahoma personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, a special administrator of the Estate of Ty Rutledge, deceased, who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983.
41 U.S.C. 1983 provides:
Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer's judicial capacity, injunctive relief shall not be granted unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable. For the purposes of this section, any Act of Congress applicable exclusively to the District of Columbia shall be considered to be a statute of the District of Columbia.
Outcome: Settled for an undisclosed sum and dismissed with prejudice.