Iowa Personal Injury Case Law

Please find, below, selected case laws decided by Supreme Court of Iowa or Court of Appeals of Iowa where the terms personal injury or related terms have been mentioned. These cases are not necessarily personal injury and may include cases where the facts or court decision merely mentions personal injury related legal terms. You are not to rely on these cases as legal advice nor should you rely on them for accuracy. Please see Terms of Service.

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Rick v. Sprague - 12/9/2005
Defendant appeals from judgment entered in favor of one of the plaintiffs pursuant to his offer to confess judgment. REVERSED AND CASE REMANDED. In this personal injury action, the defendant, Wilbur Sprague, appeals from a...

Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board v. Kadenge - 12/2/2005
Grievance Commission reports that respondent has committed ethical misconduct and recommends suspension of respondent's license to practice law. LICENSE SUSPENDED. An attorney comes before us because of his neglect of his...

State v. Sanders - 11/23/2005
Willard Richard Sanders III appeals from his conviction and sentence for leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury or death. AFFIRMED. Considered by Huitink, P.J., and Mahan and Hecht, JJ. Willard Richard Sanders...

Guarino v. Griffin Pipe Products Co. - 11/23/2005
Petitioner appeals from the district court's ruling on judicial review affirming the workers' compensation commissioner's decision. AFFIRMED. Considered by Mahan, P.J., and Hecht and Vaitheswaran, JJ. Sam Guarino appeals...

Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board v. Sotak - 11/18/2005
Grievance Commission reports that respondent has committed ethical misconduct and recommends suspension of respondent's license to practice law. LICENSE SUSPENDED. The Iowa Supreme Court Board of Professional Ethics and Conduct...

Simmering v. Kirkwood Community College - 10/26/2005
A claimant appeals from a district court ruling that upheld a decision of the workers' compensation commissioner denying the claimant certain benefits and medical expenses. AFFIRMED. Considered by Sackett, C.J., and Mahan and...

Waterman v. Lanferman - 10/26/2005
Following an adverse jury verdict, plaintiffs appeal and assert the district court erred in excluding certain evidence. AFFIRMED. Heard by Sackett, C.J., and Vogel and Eisenhauer, JJ. David Waterman died on August 18, 2001,...

Conner v. Menard - 10/21/2005
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Plaintiff appeals and defendant cross-appeals from judgment in premises-liability case. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMED; JUDGMENT OF DISTRICT COURT REVERSED; CASE REMANDED FOR NEW...

Iowa Supreme Court of Attorney Disciplinary Board v. Maxwell - 10/21/2005
On review of the report of the Grievance Commission. Grievance Commission reports that respondent has committed ethical misconduct and recommends a suspension. LICENSE SUSPENDED. The Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary...

Miller v. Greenlee - 10/12/2005
Plaintiffs appeal from the district court's denial of their motion for a new trial on damages. AFFIRMED. Heard by Huitink, P.J., Hecht, J., and Nelson, S.J. The plaintiffs in this personal injury case appeal the district...

Nixon v. State - 9/30/2005
Appeal from a denial of the State's motion to dismiss on grounds of governmental immunity. AFFIRMED. The King can do no wrong, but will he do right by our orphans? Over seventy-five years ago, a professor at the University of...

State v. Demaray - 9/23/2005
Discretionary review of district court ruling suppressing results of blood test on grounds of noncompliance with implied consent law and physician-patient privilege. REVERSED AND REMANDED. This case provides us with an...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics v. Waters - 9/14/2005
Employer appeals the district court's affirming on judicial review an Iowa Workers' Compensation Commission decision awarding permanent total disability benefits to an employee. AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART AND REMANDED. ...

In re Marriage of Martinez - 9/14/2005
Linda Martinez appeals the alimony and property division provisions of the decree dissolving her marriage to Vincent Martinez. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Miller and Hecht, JJ. Linda Martinez appeals the...

Talen v. Employers Mutual Casualty Co. - 9/2/2005
Defendant liability insurers appeal from judgments establishing that they insured plaintiffs against costs of defense and legal liability incurred in third-party litigation and awarding damages, attorney fees, and costs. AFFIRMED. IN...

Nye v. Boulden - 8/31/2005
Plaintiffs appeal from a defense verdict in this medical malpractice action. AFFIRMED. Heard by Sackett, C.J., and Huitink and Vaitheswaran, JJ. Gerald Nye and his spouse sued Dr. William Boulden and his professional...

Marshall-Lucas v. Goodwill - 8/31/2005
In this medical malpractice action, plaintiffs appeal an adverse summary judgment, which concluded their case was time-barred. REVERSED AND REMANDED. Considered by Zimmer, P.J., and Hecht and Vaitheswaran, JJ. On December...

In re Marriage of Opat - 8/17/2005
A wife appeals from the child and medical support provisions of the decree dissolving the parties' marriage. AFFIRMED. Considered by Huitink, P.J., and Vogel and Zimmer, JJ. Stacy Opat appeals from the child and medical...

In re Marriage of Mobberley - 8/17/2005
Colleen-Ann Roux Mobberley appeals from the decree dissolving her marriage to Tivis Mobberley. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Miller and Hecht, JJ. Colleen-Ann Roux Mobberley appeals from the decree dissolving her...

Sporleder v. Crouse Cartage Co. - 8/17/2005
Roger Sporleder appeals from the district court's ruling on judicial review of a workers' compensation award. AFFIRMED. Heard by Sackett, C.J., and Vogel, Zimmer, Hecht, and Eisenhauer, JJ, but decided by Sackett, C.J., and...

Bellville v. Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. - 7/29/2005
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Plaintiffs seek further review of court of appeals decision reversing district court judgment entered on jury's verdict in favor of plaintiffs on their bad faith claim against defendant...

Estate of Pearson v. Interstate Power and Light Co. - 7/15/2005
A natural gas utility appeals from an adverse jury verdict on two wrongful death claims arising from a natural gas explosion. AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, AND CASE REMANDED TO THE DISTRICT COURT WITH INSTRUCTIONS. A jury...

Richards v. Anderson Erickson Dairy Co. - 7/8/2005
Plaintiffs challenge change of venue. AFFIRMED. Iowa City must be a special place. The plaintiffs in this personal-injury action filed suit in Johnson County, notwithstanding the fact that it hardly had any connection to the...

Benham v. King - 7/8/2005
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Appeal from a district court judgment granting a directed verdict to the appellee. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED. In this appeal, we address...

Brubaker v. Estate of DeLong - 7/8/2005
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Plaintiff appeals the dismissal of her personal injury action for untimely service. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. We must...

Galbraith v. Allied Mutual Insurance Co. - 6/24/2005
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Plaintiff injured in automobile collision and his spouse as a consortium claimant appeal from adverse summary judgment in bad-faith claim against underinsured motorist insurance carrier....

McElroy v. State - 6/17/2005
University appeals judgment in favor of graduate student on sexual harassment claims. REVERSED AND REMANDED. This court is hip deep in issues. Together the parties in this sexual harassment case have appealed the district court's...

In re Marriage of Weiss - 6/15/2005
Husband appeals from property division provisions of the decree dissolving the parties' marriage. AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. Considered by Sackett, C.J., and Zimmer and Hecht, JJ. Brian Weiss appeals from the property division...

Sindt v. United Fire and Casualty Co. - 6/15/2005
A plaintiff appeals from a district court ruling that denied his motion for partial summary judgment, and granted summary judgment to the defendant. AFFIRMED. Heard by Vogel, P.J., and Miller and Hecht, JJ. Plaintiff Greg...

Wilian Holding Construction Products v. Rice - 6/15/2005
An employer and its workers' compensation insurer appeal from a district court ruling upholding a decision of the workers' compensation commissioner awarding an employee permanent partial disability benefits. AFFIRMED. Considered...

Gump v. Wal-Mart - 6/15/2005
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Claims Management, Inc. appeal from the district court's ruling remanding a workers' compensation claim to the Workers' Compensation Commissioner. AFFIRMED. Heard by Sackett, C.J., and Vogel, Zimmer,...

Ah v. Alexander - 6/15/2005
Julia Von Ah appeals the district court's order denying her motion to amend her petition. AFFIRMED. Considered by Sackett, C.J., and Huitink and Vaitheswaran, JJ. We consider a second appeal in a medical malpractice action,...

Clinkscales v. Nelson Securities - 6/10/2005
Patron injured rescuing people and property at bar appeals dismissal of negligence claim against bar. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT REVERSED; REMANDED. "Danger invites rescue." A marine out for a...

Davidson v. Hurst - 5/25/2005
Plaintiffs appeal the dismissal of their personal injury action. AFFIRMED. Heard by Mahan, P.J., Zimmer, J., and Hendrickson, S.J. After their first personal injury lawsuit against Elaine Hurst was dismissed because of a...

Ratcliff v. Graether - 5/13/2005
Plaintiff appeals from a district court ruling sustaining defendants' motion for summary judgment. AFFIRMED. In this medical malpractice action, the plaintiff, Bruce L. Ratcliff, appeals from a district court ruling sustaining a...

Dickens v. Associated Anesthesiologists - 5/11/2005
Plaintiff-appellant Richard Dickens appeals from a ruling denying his request for an order nunc pro tunc and sustaining defendants' motion for summary judgment. AFFIRMED. Considered by Sackett, C.J., and Zimmer and Hecht, JJ. ...

In re Marriage of Schriner - 4/29/2005
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Appeal from dissolution decree awarding appellee a portion of appellant's workers' compensation benefits and spousal support. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT...

Andrews v. Iowa Dep't of Transportation - 4/13/2005
Jeffery Andrews appeals from the agency decision to revoke his driver's license for refusing implied consent to chemical testing. AFFIRMED. Jeffery Andrews appeals from the agency decision to revoke his driver's license for...

State v. Glover - 4/13/2005
Lee Anthony Glover appeals from the judgment and sentence imposed following his pleas of guilty, and from the district court's refusal to proceed with a restitution hearing. JUDGMEMT AND SENTENCE AFFIRMED, REMANDED FOR RESTITUTION...

In re Marriage of Anliker - 4/1/2005
Further review of court of appeals decision affirming district court's division of debt and reversing district court's award of spousal support in the form of permanent alimony, replacing it with spousal support in the form of...

Peppmeier v. Murphy - 3/31/2005
Plaintiff appeals from the district court's order granting summary judgment in favor of Defendants. AFFIRMED IN PART; REVERSED IN PART; AND REMANDED FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS. Plaintiff Gail Peppmeier appeals from the district...

Corey v. D. Dowie Construction - 3/16/2005
Patrick Corey appeals the denial of his request for a continuance, the denial of his motion in limine, the restriction of his expert witness's testimony, and the granting of D. Dowie Construction, Inc.'s request for a jury trial....

In re Marriage of Rhinehart - 3/16/2005
Petitioner appeals and respondent cross-appeals from the economic provisions of the decree dissolving their marriage. AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. Richard Scott Rhinehart (Scott) appeals from the economic provisions of the decree...

In re Marriage of Maro - 2/24/2005
Helen Maro appeals and Delbert Maro cross-appeals from the decree dissolving their marriage. AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. Helen Maro appeals and Delbert Maro cross-appeals from the decree dissolving their marriage. We affirm the...

Sanchez v. State - 2/18/2005
Appeal from a district court order dismissing appellants' case in its entirety. AFFIRMED. Immigrant access to driver's licenses has surfaced as a controversial issue in Iowa and throughout the United States, and it frames the...

Christy v. Miulli - 2/18/2005
Plaintiff in wrongful death medical malpractice case appeals dismissal of her claims on statute-of-limitations grounds. AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED IN PART; CASE REMANDED FOR FURTHER PROCEEDNGS. Nearly three years after her...

Anderson v. State - 2/11/2005
Plaintiff appeals from an adverse jury verdict in her personal injury action for a fall she sustained on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED. Kecia...

Berte v. Bode - 2/11/2005
Defendant appeals from district court decision denying its motion for summary judgment. AFFIRMED AND CASE REMANDED. In this dramshop action, the district court denied the dramshop defendant's motion for summary judgment. The...

Raye v. Central Iowa Hospital Corp. - 2/9/2005
Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice action appeal the order imposing sanctions on them. REVERSED AND REMANDED WITH DIRECTIONS. David and Cindy Raye filed a medical malpractice action on May 25, 1999, naming as defendants, among...

BTR Dunlop v. Cline - 1/26/2005
Donald Cline appeals the district court's ruling on his petition for further review. REVERSED. Donald Cline appeals the decision of the district court reversing the decision of the Worker's Compensation Commissioner...

Reiter v. Hendricks - 1/26/2005
Plaintiffs Betty and Alvin Reiter appeal from the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant Lila Hendricks. AFFIRMED. Plaintiffs Betty and Alvin Reiter appeal from the district court's grant of summary...

Camp v. Ludens - 1/26/2005
Plaintiff appeals the granting of defendant's motion for summary judgment on the ground the case is time barred. AFFIRMED. This case is before us to review the district court's granting summary judgment to defendant Dr. Edwin D....

Strange v. Glascock - 1/26/2005
Plaintiff-appellant filed suit claiming defendant-appellee was negligent and that she was injured following a motor vehicle accident. AFFIRMED. This case arose from a motor vehicle accident in Warren County, Iowa. The cars that...

Hansen v. Lanes - 12/22/2004
Merle Hay Lanes appeals the denial of its motion to amend its answer to state a cross petition against the remaining defendants. AFFIRMED. We must decide whether the district court abused its discretion in denying a...

Bolt v. ABCM Corp. - 12/22/2004
Plaintiff appeals the district court's grant of summary judgment to Kent Rynders based on plaintiff's failure to timely designate an expert in this medical malpractice action. AFFIRMED. I. Background Facts & Proceedings ...

In re Estate of Hagedorn - 12/17/2004
Plaintiffs appeal adverse jury verdict in medical negligence case. AFFIRMED. This action was brought by the parents of an infant who died shortly after his premature birth. The plaintiffs claim the jury's verdict in favor of the...

Iowa Supreme Court Board of Professional Ethics and Conduct v. O'Brien - 12/10/2004
On review of the report of the Grievance Commission. Review of findings and recommendation of the Grievance Commission pursuant to Iowa Court Rule 35.10. LICENSE SUSPENDED. This is a review of the findings and...

IMT Insurance v. Sayer - 12/8/2004
The defendants appeal from the district court's declaratory judgment ruling determining there was no insurance coverage for a driver due to policy exclusions. AFFIRMED. I. Background Facts & Proceedings This case arises...

Hawkeye Wood Shavings - 12/8/2004
In this workers' compensation action an employer appeals from the district court ruling that affirmed the decision of the workers' compensation commissioner. AFFIRMED. Hawkeye Wood Shavings, Inc. (Hawkeye), a trucking company,...

Harms v. City of Sibley - 11/24/2004
Defendants, the City of Sibley, Joe's Ready Mix, Inc., and Arlon Sandbulte appeal from a money judgment entered against them and in favor of Kenneth Harms and Myrna Harms. AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED IN PART. Defendants, the...

Shultz v. Gary Boveia Law Firm - 11/15/2004
Gary Boveia and his insurer, Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co., appeal from the trial court's judgment reversing the workers' compensation commissioner's decision denying benefits to Joyce Shultz. DISTRICT COURT REVERSED; WORKERS'...

Conner v. Menard - 11/15/2004
Brandy Conner appeals, and Menard, Inc. cross-appeals from the jury verdict awarding Conner $281,000 for injuries sustained while shopping at Menard, Inc.'s Ankeny store. REVERSED AND REMANDED FOR NEW TRIAL. I. Background Facts...

Geren v. Coatney - 11/15/2004
A doctor appeals from an order rejecting his claim that a professional negligence action was filed outside the applicable statute of limitations. REVERSED AND REMANDED. This professional negligence action alleging wrongful death...

Lee v. Florilli Corp. - 11/15/2004
An employer and its workers' compensation insurer appeal from a district court ruling on judicial review, which reversed the decision of the workers' compensation commissioner. DISTRICT COURT RULING REVERSED; AGENCY DECISION AFFIRMED. ...

Estate of Llewellyn v. Genesis Medical Center - 11/15/2004
An estate administrator appeals following a jury verdict in favor of a hospital. AFFIRMED. The administrator of the Estate of Joan Llewellyn appeals following a jury verdict in favor of Genesis Medical Center. The administrator...

In re Marriage of Coyer - 9/9/2004
Larry Coyer appeals from the district court's decision modifying the alimony provision of a dissolution of marriage decree and entering certain judgments against him. AFFIRMED IN PART, AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED IN PART, AND REVERSED IN...

Wernimont v. Wernimont - 9/1/2004
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Appeal from the district court's judgment sustaining defendant's motion for summary judgment. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT REVERSED AND CASE REMANDED. ...

City of Ottumwa v. Poole - 9/1/2004
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Municipal employer and its workers' compensation claim association appeal from decree granting rescission of agreement for special case settlement of workers' compensation claim. The...

Pexa v. Auto Owners Insurance Co. - 9/1/2004
Insured appeals adverse judgment entered by district court in his suit for underinsured motorist benefits. AFFIRMED. The plaintiff, Raymond Pexa, sued the appellant, Auto Owners Insurance Company, for underinsured motorist...

Kiesau v. Bantz - 9/1/2004
Appellant appeals the district court's decision granting appellees' motion for summary judgment on her claims for punitive damages and for negligent hiring, supervision, and retention. Appellee Bantz cross-appeals an adverse judgment...

Hansen v. Central Iowa Hospital Corp. - 9/1/2004
On review from the Iowa Court of Appeals. Plaintiffs appeal district court's exclusion of expert testimony and denial of motion for new trial. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT REVERSED AND CASE...

Wolbers v. Finley Hospital - 12/17/2003
Hospital appeals from judgment entered on jury verdict in medical malpractice action. AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. The Finley Hospital (the hospital) appeals from a judgment on a jury verdict in favor of Phyllis Wolbers, the personal...

Heartland Express v. Gardner - 12/17/2003
Self-insured employer appeals from a district court ruling affirming a workers' compensation commissioner decision to award employee benefits, challenging the commissioner's subject matter jurisdiction. REVERSED AND DISMISSED. In...

Streed v. Flanagan Corp. - 12/10/2003
Summer Streed appeals from the district court's order dismissing her personal injury action for failure to make timely service of process. AFFIRMED. Summer Streed appeals from the district court's order which sustained the...

Skrgic v. IBP - 12/10/2003
Workers' compensation claimant appeals from denial of disability benefits. AFFIRMED. Husein Skrgic injured his back a little more than two months after he started work at IBP, Inc. (IBP). He filed a claim for workers'...

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