Interest and Costs
1. Prejudgment Interest
An award of prejudgment interest is allowed when damages are capable of being made certain by calculation. The Plaintiff must also make a prior demand for payment of the amounts. When allowed, prejudgment interest is awarded at a rate of 10% per annum. M.C.A. §27-1-210(1).
2. Post-judgment Interest
Only limited costs are generally awardable under Montana law. In addition to filing fees, deposition expenses and costs of exhibits are awardable, but only if those items are actually used at trial. M.C.A. §25-10-101.
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