In Iowa, “negligence” means the failure to use ordinary care. Ordinary care is the care which a reasonably careful person would use under similar circumstances. “Negligence” is doing something a reasonably careful person would not do under similar circumstances, or failing to do something a reasonably careful person would do under similar circumstances.
Negligence comes in all shapes and sizes. We at the Beattie Law Firm have handled numerous general negligence cases and are happy to review your case free of charge. If you have questions concerning a negligence case, please call us at (515)263-1000.