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NOS: NATURE OF ACTION

Text: The nature of the action filed. (Only coded for civil causes of action: APPTYPE = 3, 4, 7)

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
-9For Non-Civil Appeals - -
-8Missing - -
110Insurance - -
120Marine Contract Actions - -
130Miller Act - -
140Negotiable Instruments - -
150Overpayments and Enforcement of Judgments - -
151Overpayments Under the Medicare Act - -
152Recovery of Defaulted Student Loans - -
153Recovery of Overpayments of Vet Benefits - -
160Stockholder's Suits - -
190Other Contract Actions - -
195Contract Product Liability - -
196Contract Franchise - -
210Land Condemnation - -
220Foreclosure - -
230Rent, Lease, Ejectment - -
240Torts to Land - -
245Tort Product Liability - -
290Other Real Property Actions - -
310Airplane Personal Injury - -
315Airplane Product Liability - -
320Assault, Libel, and Slander - -
330Federal Employers' Liability - -
340Marine Personal Injury - -
345Marine - Product Liability - -
350Motor Vehicle Personal Injury - -
355Motor Vehicle Product Liability - -
360Other Personal Injury - -
362Medical Malpractice - -
365Personal Injury -Product Liability - -
367Personal Injury - Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury/Product liability - -
368Asbestos Personal Injury - Product Liability - -
370Other Fraud - -
371Truth In Lending - -
375False Claims Act - -
380Other Personal Property Damage - -
385Property Damage -Product Liabilty - -
400State Re-Apportionment - -
410Antitrust - -
422Bankruptcy Appeals Rule 28 USC 158 - -
423Bankruptcy Withdrawal 28 USC 157 - -
430Banks and Banking - -
440Other Civil Rights - -
441Civil Rights Voting - -
442Civil Rights Jobs - -
443Civil Rights Accommodations - -
444Civil Rights Welfare - -
445Civil Rights ADA Employment - -
446Civil Rights ADA Other - -
Total NaN 100%

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Location: 72-75 (width: 4; decimal: 0)  ()

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Federal Court Cases: Integrated Data Base Appellate and Civil Pending Data, 2012.

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