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Case No. 19-1851

Oppendahl v. Chester

Jeffrey A. Oppedahl, Individually and as next best friend of W.T.O., a minor, M.J.O., a minor, and S.M.O., a minor and Angela M. Oppedahl, an individual,



Various Employees of the Iowa Department of Transportation, including but not limited to the following: John D. Chester; Michael J. Kennerly; Kent Nicholson; Robert L. Stanley; and Jim Peters and various John Doe employees of the Iowa Department of Transportation,


Attorney for Appellants

Marc A. Humphrey and Timm W. Reid

Attorney for Appellees

David S. Gorham, Special Assistant Attorney General, and Robin G. Formaker, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 21, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Boone County, Amy Moore, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (7 pages)

            The plaintiffs appeal the district court’s order granting summary judgment in favor of the defendants on their claim of co-employee gross negligence.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendants.

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