Civil Procedure Keyed to Field
Waterhouse v. Levine
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When Defendant did not pay Plaintiff for goods sold and delivered, Plaintiff sued. Previously, a suit on the same contract had been dismissed as not yet ripe because the payment was not yet due. Defendant argued that the second suit was barred by res judicata and Plaintiff claimed that the earlier dismissal was not a judgment on the merits and therefore did not bar the second action. The trial court found for Plaintiff and entered judgment on his behalf. Defendant appealed.
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