Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Lewis H. Jordan of Webster, Jordan, Oliver & Walters, Winterset, for appellant.
Richard G. Blane II of Hansen, McClintock & Riley, Des Moines, for appellees.
Considered by HARRIS, P.J., and McGIVERIN, LARSON, CARTER, and WOLLE, JJ.
Supreme Court of Iowa.
We reject plaintiff's equal protection challenge to the legislature's choice of the effective date for Iowa Code section 668.4 (1985).
In Goetzman v. Wichern, we abolished the common law doctrine of contributory negligence and supplanted it with the doctrine of pure comparative negligence. 327 N.W.2d 742, 754 (Iowa 1982). In so doing we reserved for later case-by-case determination a number of collateral...
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