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Iowa Accident and Injury Laws

Welcome to FindLaw's accident and injury law section for Iowans, with summaries of state laws relating to personal injury lawsuits. Accidents and injuries are an inevitable part of life, but parties who are responsible for injuries to others are held financially liable for hospital bills, unpaid time off work, attorney fees, and even emotional distress. Injury law includes everything from slip and fall injuries to wrongful death lawsuits. Personal injury claims in Iowa carry a two-year statute of limitations, with a five-year limit for personal property claims. In Iowa, the damages a plaintiff may claim for injuries are diminished in proportion to the plaintiff's own role in causing the injuries.

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