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Where Party A has both a contractual debt claim and a personal injury claim for damages against Party B is Party A required to bring both claims at...
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Res judicata and Henderson abuseThere is a degree of overlap between the doctrine of res judicata and the principle of Henderson abuse, as considered...
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Key requirements to establish a res judicataThe elements of establishing a res judicataIn order to set up a res judicata, you must establish that:•the...
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Issue estoppelIssue estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In addition to the...
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Cause of action estoppelCause of action estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In...
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Does a claimant’s claim continue, where the defendant has a counterclaim, the claimant has failed to file a defence to the counterclaim, or the...
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