Pa. Justices Won't Hear Post-Judgment Interest Appeal

Law360, Philadelphia (August 30, 2013, 3:49 PM ET) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday shot down an appeal bid from CSX Transportation Inc. challenging a $2.5 million damage award upheld in a recent decision finding that post-judgment interest, even in suits stemming from federal law violations, was guided by state law.

The order leaves intact a precedential March decision by the Superior Court that found that a Philadelphia County court rightly allowed interest to accrue on damages awarded in a Federal Employers Liability Act case beginning the day the jury returned a verdict rather...
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