Attorney’s Fees and Interest

Attorney’s Fees and Interest

This lesson will discuss when attorney’s fees, costs, and prejudgment and postjudgment interest may be awarded as remedies.


After a judge or jury has rendered judgment concerning the primary remedies in the case, such as money damages or an injunction, in some cases additional remedial matters remain to be decided. This video addresses three of them: attorney’s fees, court costs, and interest on any money damages awarded.

I.               Attorney’s Fees

Traditionally, civil parties in the United States have been required to pay their own attorney...