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Federal Home Loan Bank v. Countrywide Financial Corporation, A135898

The doctrine of res judicata bars plaintiff's claim of control-person liability against defendant, where: 1) plaintiff's voluntary dismissal of its claim against defendant in the prior action was a final judgment on the merits; and 2) the claim plaintiff dismissed in the prior lawsuit is the same cause of action as the claim it asserts against defendant in the current lawsuit.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/29/2013
  • Published 03/29/2013




  • California Court of Appeal


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