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Case No. 16-1006

Morgan Honomichl, et al.
Valley View Swine, LLC and JBS Live Pork, LLC

Defendants, the operators of confined animal feeding operations, were granted interlocutory review of a district court ruling denying their motion for summary judgment on plaintiffs’ negligence and nuisance claims. Defendants contend the district court erred in finding the immunity from nuisance suits provided by Iowa Code section 657.11(2) was unconstitutional under the Inalienable Rights Clause of article I, section 1 of the Iowa Constitution as applied to the present case.

Trial Court Case No.:


Morgan Honomichl, et al.


Valley View Swine, LLC and JBS Live Pork, LLC

Attorneys for the Appellee

David E. Sykes
Steven P. Wandro
Kara M. Simons
Jennifer H. De Kock

Attorney for Amicus Curiae
Thomas W. Lipps

Attorneys for the Appellant

William H. Roemerman
Gerald T. Sullivan
Jacob D. Bylund
Eldon L. McAfee
Scott L. Halbur
Shannon L. Sole
Ryan P. Howell

Attorney for Amici Curiae
Eldon L. McAfee

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