McKiver et al v. Murphy-Brown, LLC
ORDER granting 278 Motion for Pre-Judgment and Post-Judgment Interest regarding 267 Jury Verdict. Signed by Senior Judge W. Earl Britt on 6/7/2018. (Edwards, S.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
JOYCE MCKIVER, et al.,
MURPHY-BROWN LLC d/b/a
SMITHFIELD HOG PRODUCTION
This matter is before the court on plaintiffs’ motion for pre- and post-judgment interest,
(DE # 278), which defendant does not oppose, (DE # 289). The motion is ALLOWED. The
award of compensatory damages shall bear interest at the rate set forth in N.C. Gen. Stat. § 24-11
from the date of the filing of the complaint, 21 August 2014, until the entry of judgment, per
annum and without compounding. The total money judgment (i.e. compensatory damages,
punitive damages, pre-judgment interest, and costs, if any) shall bear interest at the legal rate at
the rate set forth in 28 U.S.C. § 1961(a) from the entry of judgment until paid, computed daily
and compounded annually.
This 7 June 2018.
W. Earl Britt
Senior U.S. District Judge
The current rate is 8%. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 24-1. At that rate, the parties agree the amount of pre-judgment interest
per day is $164.38.
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