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Civil Procedure Keyed to Yeazell
Ison v. Thomas
Citation:2007 WL 1194374 (Ky. App. 2007)
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Plaintiff was injured in July 2003 in a car accident involving Defendant. In August 2003, Plaintiff sued Defendant for the property damages caused to Plaintiff‘s vehicle. At trial, the jury awarded Plaintiff approximately $5,000 for the property damage. Plaintiff then sued Defendant in April 2005 for damages arising from personal injuries sustained in the crash. The trial court dismissed the second lawsuit, ruling that the personal injury claim was part of the same cause of action as the previous property damage claim and was merged with the prior judgment. Plaintiff appealed to the Court of Appeals of Kentucky.
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