Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Iowa Preemption HSB 19

"A court shall award the prevailing plaintiff in any such suit all of the following: (1) Reasonable attorney fees. (2) Liquidated damages equal to the amount of three times the attorney fees awarded in subparagraph (1). (3) Litigation costs. (4) Interest on the amounts awarded pursuant to this subsection shall accrue at fifteen percent from the date suit is filed. b. Payment of such fees, damages, costs, and interest may be secured by seizure of any vehicles used or operated for  the benefit of any elected office holder in the political subdivision if not paid within seventy-two hours of the court’s order"