(United States Ninth Circuit) - Reversing the district court dismissal of claims to recover unpaid debt from four entities affiliated with a company that had purchased DVD players from them because a New Jersey summary judgment ruling on a prior breach of contract claim did not preclude the company from bringing alter ego and successor liability claims, New Jersey's res judicata laws did not apply to a claim arising from a different transaction than the one that was the subject of the other suit, and the state's 'entire controversy doctrine' did not bar the claims from being heard in federal court in California.
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