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Prior suit not res judicata for easement counterclaim (access required)

Because defendants in the current suit concerning a lake access easement were not in privity with the plaintiff in a prior suit concerning the same easement, res judicata does not bar defendants’ counterclaim against plaintiffs in the current suit. Alleged facts Plaintiffs, the Webbs, bought Lot 612 in Barcroft Lake Shores Subdivision in June 2017. Defendants, the ...