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Case No. 21-0960

Lori Kellar and Dale Kellar
Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation


Lori Kellar and Dale Kellar


Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation

Attorney for the Appellant

Marc. S. Harding

Attorney for the Appellee

Connie L. Diekema and Jeffrey R. Kappelman

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 11, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeffrey Farrell, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (5 pages)

            Lori and Dale Kellar appeal the district court’s ruling granting summary judgment in favor of Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation on the Kellars’ medical malpractice action.  The Kellars raise several challenges to the district court’s determination that they failed to submit expert testimony sufficient to support their claims within the time frame set forth in Iowa Code section 668.11 (2020).  OPINION HOLDS: The summary judgment ruling in favor of Broadlawns is affirmed.

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