Issue: What is the standard for determining and accrual date for prejudgment interest on pecuniary damages in Minnesota?
|Area of Law:||Litigation & Procedure|
|Keywords:||Prejudgment interest; Pecuniary damages|
|Cited Cases:||587 N.W.2d 61; 639 F.3d 857; 189 N.W.2d 499; 845 F. Supp. 2d 975; 553 F.3d 609|
|Cited Statutes:||Minn. Stat. § 549.09, subd. 1(b); Minn. Stat. § 549.09, subd. (c)(2); Minn. Stat. § 549.09|
North Dakota law provides that a political subdivision may be held liable for injuries “proximately caused by the negligence or wrongful act or omission of any employee . . . under circumstances in which the employee would be personally liable to a claimant in accordance with the laws of this state.” N.D.C.C. § 32-12.1-03. A political subdivision’s liability is limited to $250,000 per person and $500,000 for three or more persons per occurrence. Id.