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December 21, 2021

The doctrines of collateral estoppel and res judicata bar the litigation of the same issue involving the same parties a second time

In the event a plaintiff has been afforded a full and fair opportunity to litigate an issue and loses, the doctrine of collateral estoppel and the doctrine of res judicata both serve to bar  a plaintiff from litigating the same causes of action involving the same parties with respect to those issues decided in a previous proceedings.

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