11th Circuit Affirms Claims Against Exterminator May Not Be Relitigated

11th Circuit Affirms Claims Against Exterminator May Not Be Relitigated

ATLANTA - A pro se plaintiff's complaint against a pest control company that allegedly caused damage to his home by failing to inspect or treat it for rot or termite damage is prohibited by the Rooker-Feldman doctrine because the plaintiff had already litigated identical claims unsuccessfully, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said in a Sept. 6 opinion affirming a district court decision (John William Carter v. Clinton Wells Killingsworth, No. 12-15411, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 18562).

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