Iowa


Code Section
668.3; 668.5

Uniform Act
No

Comparative Negligence
N/A

Contributory Negligence—Limit to Plaintiff’s Recovery
Contributory fault does not bar recovery unless claimant’s fault is greater than defendant’s, but any damages diminished in proportion to attributable fault.

Judicial Imposition of Comparative Negligence
Goetzman v. Wichern, 327 N.W. 2d 742 (1982)

Contribution Among Tortfeasors
Yes, §668.5