IOWA STATUTES OF LIMITATION
Professional Malpractice: Actions for medical malpractice must be filed within two years of reasonable discovery of the act giving rise to the injury. All actions must be filed within six years of the wrongful act or omission. These time limits apply to minors aged eight or older.
Personal Injury: 2 years.
Fraud: 5 years from the date the injury was or should have been discovered.
Libel / Slander / Defamation: 2 years.
Injury to Personal Property: 5 years.
Product Liability: 2 years (with some complex exceptions).
Contracts: Written contracts, 10 years; Unwritten contracts, 5 years.