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Case No. 20-0028

Dustin Kindig
v.
Spencer Newman, Colby Newman, Josh Burns, Jacob Schroeder and The Press Box Grille & Bar, Inc. d/b/a The Press Box Grille & Bar

Appellant

Dustin Kindig

Appellees

Spencer Newman, Colby Newman, Josh Burns, Jacob Schroeder and The Press Box Grille & Bar, Inc. d/b/a The Press Box Grille & Bar

Attorneys for Appellant

Matthew M. Boles, Adam C. Witosky, and Christopher Stewart

Attorneys for Appellees

Karla J. Shea, for Spencer Newman and Josh Burns
Kelly W. Otto, for Jacob Schroeder
Teresa K. Baumann and Jace T. Bisgard, for The Press Box Grille & Bar, Inc.
William H. Roemerman, for Colby Newman

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0028
Date Published:
May 12, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Ian K. Thornhill, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (23 pages)

            Dustin Kindig appeals dismissal of his personal injury claims.  OPINION HOLDS: (1) The district court did not abuse its discretion by permitting defendants to assert self-defense at trial.  (2) The district court did not abuse its discretion by permitting other bad acts evidence.  (3) The district court did not abuse its discretion by denying Kindig’s mistrial motions.  (4) The district court did not err by granting summary judgment to the owner of a bus.  (5) The district court did not err by granting summary judgment to the unpaid designated driver.

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