with prejudice

with prejudice
Phrase "with prejudice," as used in context in which an action is dismissed with prejudice, means an adjudication on merits and final disposition, barring right to bring or maintain an action on same claim or cause. Foundry Systems & Supply, Inc. v. Industry Development Corp., 124 Ga.App. 589, 185 S.E.2d 94, 95.
Addition of the words "with prejudice" to order granting motion to dismiss complaint indicates finality for purposes of appeal. Segal v. Garrigues, Fla.App., 320 So.2d 475, 476

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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