Iowa Appeals Court Affirms Damages Award For Pond That Cannot Retain Water
(April 29, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT) -- DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa Court of Appeals panel on April 27 affirmed a trial court judge’s ruling awarding $120,990.46 to a landowner over an improperly installed pond, holding that the property did not benefit from the pond and that the owner sustained damages as a result of the pond’s inability to retain water (Reilly Construction Co. Inc. v. Bachelder Inc., No. 15-1192, Iowa App.; 2016 Iowa App. LEXIS 411).
(Opinion available. Document #09-160506-011Z.)
A panel composed of Iowa Court of Appeals Judges Anuradha Vaitheswaran,...