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CAV: Claim not “new” when discoverable in prior action (access required)

Res judicata applied to claims that an injured worker discovered when she deposed her doctor after the Workers’ Comp ensation Commission’s denial of her initial claims. She had initially chosen not to depose him due to the cost, but this choice had no bearing on the res judicata analysis. Background Appellant Debra Levy, a Wegmans employee, damaged ...