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prejudgment

(prē-jŭj′mĕnt)
A judgment made before a final ruling by a court. In malpractice litigation it refers to what occurred at the time of an injury or at the date of filing a claim.
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Finally, the magistrate judge recommended that the district court award the Insurers prejudgment interest in the amount they sought: 9% simple interest pursuant to Section 5001 and Section 5004 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) to the extent their claims arose out of losses in New York State plus 4.
Although prejudgment interest is awarded as a matter of right in forty-two (42) of fifty-one (51) jurisdictions, including Florida, (3) Florida adopts the "loss theory" and prohibits discretion in the award of prejudgment interest.
The court remanded the interest award aspect of the District Court's decision, directing the District Court to consider and "fashion an award that considers and balances the interests involved in determining a just prejudgment interest award.
The lender obtained an ex parte prejudgment order of attachment pursuant to New York Civil Practice Law and Rule ("CPLR") Article 62.
Take, for example, the "reform" of prejudgment interest.
As a member of the authority board, Mirell said he would ``explore the whole panoply of issues and possible solutions without a preconceived agenda or prejudgment of any kind.
Hosoda, one of key coordinators on the issue for the government, told a press conference Monday, ''We have no particular prejudgment on how the coordination with the ruling parties will proceed.
In 1991 a jury returned a verdict in Lemelson's favor in the amount of $4,647,905, plus prejudgment interest of $6,295,167.
Hans-Georg Gadamer suggests that we need to rehabilitate the positive sense of prejudgment which has been camouflaged and distorted by the negative notion of prejudice.
The court ordered the employees to disgorge the profits they made on the Kauai county project and to pay Eckard prejudgment interest and attorneys' fees.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has recently revised its civil practice rules to ban prejudgment interest on future economic losses.