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Court of Appeals – Claim preclusion: Simmons v. Trans Express Inc.

New York State Court of Appeals Claim preclusion Small claims – Federal action Simmons v. Trans Express Inc. No. 34 Judge Stein Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against her former employer in small claims court seeking money damages arising out of the alleged nonpayment of wages. The court awarded the claimant $1,000 for unpaid overtime plus $20 in reimbursements. After ...