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No Pre-Judgment Interest Allowed On Tort Claim If Request Is Omitted From Pleading

Even though § 408.040, RSMo Supp. 1991, says prejudgment interest on verdicts in tort cases "shall" be calculated from 60 days after the date a settlement offer was rejected, a personal injury plaintiff who had not asked for prejudgment interest in her pleadings was not entitled to have it added to her jury award, the ...