The Southern District of Iowa offers a database of opinions for the years 1998 to the current date, listed by year, judge and opinion type. For a more detailed search, enter the keyword or case number in the search box above.

Senior District Judge Robert W. Pratt

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Motion to remand granted

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Motion to remand denied

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Final Decision of the Commissioner reversed and benefits awarded.

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Reversed and benefits awarded.

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Case remanded to EEOC

Employment Law

Motion for summary judgment denied

Employment Law

Motions to dismiss granted in part and denied in part.

Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters

Employment Law

Ruling on Motion for Summary Judgment -- disability discrimination

Torts (Non-commercial)

Addressing issue of duty of college employees in a case where female student was raped in a college dormitory. Granting summary judgment to the college and finding no duty on the part of the college employees who were also students.

Post-Trial Procedure

Granting summary judgment to defendants on parents' claims for consortium damages based on a statute of limitations defense.