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Case No. 18-1241

Jennifer Lightfoot
Jennifer Gehrum n/k/a Jennifer Baumler


Jennifer Lightfoot


Jennifer Gehrum n/k/a Jennifer Baumler

Attorney for the Appellant

Cory R. Thein

Attorney for the Appellee

Douglas M. Henry and Jenny L. Weiss

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 15, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Monica Zrinyi Wittig, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (4 pages)

            Jennifer Lightfoot appeals the dismissal of her personal-injury action for failure to comply with initial disclosure requirements, claiming the district court abused its discretion.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the district court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing the petition as a sanction for the plaintiff’s repeated failure to comply with the disclosure requirements of Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 1.500(1).

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