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Case No. 19-0479

Stephen Patrick Heyland
Des Moines County, Iowa


Stephen Patrick Heyland


Des Moines County, Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Curtis Dial

Attorney for the Appellee

Wilford H. Stone and Nathan M. Kooker

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 15, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Daniel P. Wilson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (13 pages)


            The plaintiff appeals the district court ruling granting summary judgment in favor of the defendant in the plaintiff’s lawsuit for defamation, violation of the whistleblower statute, and intentional infliction of emotion distress.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s grant of summary judgment on all counts.

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