Iowa Supreme Court Opinions for July 6, 2012

Posted on Jul 24, 2012

No. 09–0146 STATE OF IOWA v. JONES
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marshall County, Michael J. Moon, Judge.

We granted further review of the court of appeals decision. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMED IN PART AND VACATED IN PART; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED.

No. 10–0502 THE WALDINGER CORPORATION, EMCASCO INSURANCE COMPANY, and SECOND INJURY FUND OF IOWA v. METTLER
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Artis I. Reis, Judge.

Workers’ compensation claimant seeks further review of court of appeals decision reversing workers’ compensation commissioner’s award of healing period benefits. COURT OF APPEALS DECISION AFFIRMED IN PART AND VACATED IN PART; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED IN PART; AND CASE REMANDED.

No. 11–0117 PITTS v. FARM BUREAU LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY and DONALD SCHIFFER
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Monica L. Ackley, Judge.

Plaintiff seeks further review of the court of appeals decision affirming a district court order granting defendants’ motion for summary judgment and dismissing her negligence and negligent misrepresentation claims. DECISION OF COURT OF APPEALS VACATED; DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT REVERSED AND CASE REMANDED.

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Steve Lombardi
Iowa personal injury, workers' compensation, motorcycle, quadriplegic, paraplegic, brain injury, death