Iowa Nursing Home Laws

Iowa Nursing Home Injury Law | Personal Injury Firm

Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse

Statute of Limitations Iowa Code Ann. §614.1(9)

  • Two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations Iowa Code Ann. §§614.1(9) and 614.8

  • Two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered, and a specialized discovery rule applies.
  • Action cannot be brought more than six years from when injury occurred, unless a foreign object unintentionally left in the body caused injury or death.
  • Mentally ill have one year from the end of the disability.

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations Iowa Code Ann. §614.1(9)

  • Two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.

Damages Caps Iowa Code Ann. §633.336

  • None.

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