Steven and Carla Hanner brought a personal injury claim against Steven Wienk for a motorcycle accident that occurred at motorcycle rally in Algona, Iowa on private land. The Hanners alleged that there was a person directing traffic and had waived them through and told Wienk to stop. Steven Hanner ultimately laid his bike down but there was no contact between the motorcycles. Steven Hanner suffered a fractured leg and a meniscus tear in his knee. Carla Hanner alleged a loss of consortium. The jury found that Wienk was not at fault and awarded the Hanners nothing.