James Wolfbauer v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC

United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 19-2672 ___________________________ James Wolfbauer lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff – Appellant v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company lllllllllllllllllllllDefendant – Appellee Kozeny & McCubbin, The Law Firm of; Does, 1 through 10, Inclusive lllllllllllllllllllllDefendants ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the District of Nebraska – Omaha ____________ Submitted: February 21, 2020 Filed: February 26, 2020 [Unpublished] ____________ Before GRUENDER, WOLLMAN, and STRAS, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. James Wolfbauer appeals the district court’s1 dismissal of his pro se civil action. Our de novo review of the record satisfies us that dismissal was proper 1 The Honorable John M. Gerrard, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. because Wolfbauer’s claim that defendants violated Neb. Rev. Stat. § 76-1008 was barred by res judicata. See Laase v. Cty. of Isanti, 638 F.3d 853, 856 (8th Cir. 2011) (standard of review); see also Elbert v. Carter, 903 F.3d 779, 782 (8th Cir. 2018) (res judicata applies when there is (1) final judgment on merits in first action, (2) privity of parties between actions, and (3) identity of claims between actions; claims are identical when they arise out of same nucleus of operative fact or are based upon same factual predicate). The judgment is affirmed. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ -2- 19-2672 Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ca8 8th Cir. James Wolfbauer v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC 26 February 2020 Unpublished e1601141c4f878da5fe72a68923f3fd766377678Original document