Medical Malpractice Dictionary: Pre-judgement interest


Pre-judgement interest: Accumulated interest owed on a lawsuit award (e.g. in medical malpractice)

Pre-judgement interest: Pre-judgement interest refers to the calculation of monetary interest on a payment made as an award in a lawsuit, such as a medical malpractice lawsuit. The interest is calculated from a certain point in time in the past up to the date of the award or of the payment. Law rules related to pre-judgement interest in medical malpractice differ in different state and country jurisdictions. Consult an attorney or professional legal adviser for advice.

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