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Dana Maine Prevails in Georgia Court of Appeals

Dana Maine obtained a very favorable result in the Georgia Court of Appeals on behalf of our client, a Community Manager for a condominium association. The decision affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment…

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Dana Maine obtained a very favorable result in the Georgia Court of Appeals on behalf of our client, a Community Manager for a condominium association. The decision affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment on claims for libel, slander, fraud, and defamation. The Court of Appeals applied the doctrine of res judicata, a vehicle of claim preclusion and found that a prior suit filed by the plaintiff effectively barred the re-litigation of the same matter in this case. In reaching its ruling the Court of Appeals reasoned that there was sufficient identity between the two lawsuits to apply the doctrine of res judicata to bar all of the claims asserted against our client.

Hassan A. Dashtpeyma v. Merrill Walker In care of Berkeley Square Condominium Association, Inc., Georgia Court of Appeals Case No. A21A0631

Hassan A. Dashtpeyma v. Merrill Walker In care of Berkeley Square Condominium association, Inc., Georgia Court of Appeals Case No. A21A0631

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