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MORRIS v. BLANK, B147087

In car accident case where parties sued each other in different courts, one party's settlement of her claim with the other party's insurer will not preclude the other party's action under the doctrines of retraxit, res judicata or collateral estoppel.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/20/2001
  • Published 12/20/2001

Judges

  • SPENCER, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Selman Breitman, Eldon S. Edson, Kelly M. Lynch, Los Angeles, and Lynette Klawon, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  •  Calendo, Puckett, Sheedy & DiCorrado, Kim B. Puckett, Glendale, and Michael I.D. Mercy, for Defendant and Respondent.
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