Following Argonaut, construction defect cases in Florida, in contrast to many other States, continued to confirm that whether damages are unliquidated
is irrelevant to a determination of whether prejudgment interest is available.
One plausible explanation for this lack of discussion is that the courts, especially the federal courts, have maintained that the payment of prejudgment interest is generally inappropriate when calculating damages on unliquidated
claims such as those that rise in personal injury cases.
But cash transfer programs are typically riddled with issues including duplicate or fraudulent households, the untimely release of funds, and unliquidated
funds due to distance or ineligible beneficiaries.
Defensor-Santiago was also a critic of the DSWDs conditional cash transfer (CCT) scheme and the unliquidated
cash advances worth P5 billion.
COA added: "Further, the unliquidated
balance of P662,492,805.
obligations must be sufficient to cover the costs for termination of convenience.
obligations that are no longer needed to pay for goods and services tie up funds that could be used for other permissible purposes.
Billups, who was represented by counsel in the bankruptcy proceeding, also completed a form listing his assets that specifically asked if he any had any contingent or unliquidated
claims of any kind.
6) A claim is unliquidated
if the amount due is contested; only becoming certain and therefore unliquidated
when finally fixed and determined by the trier of fact.
In a decision recently signed by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, Costelo was found guilty of simple neglect of duty over his unliquidated
cash advances amounting to P388,159 in 2014.