RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-1160
A resolution approving the compromise and settlement of the lawsuit of Rodney Smotherman against the Metropolitan Government for the amount of twenty-one thousand dollars ($21,000) and directing that this amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Whereas, on July 5, 2000, a vehicle driven by Rodney Smotherman was struck by a vehicle owned by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and driven by an employee of the Metropolitan Codes Department, acting within the course and scope of his employment traveling westbound on Hart Lane in Davison County, Tennessee, thereby causing injury to Rodney Smotherman; and
Whereas, as a result of this collision, Rodney Smotherman filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Government; and
Whereas, after a thorough investigation of this accident, the Department of Law believes that the settlement set forth in Section 1 below is fair and reasonable, and recommends that this lawsuit be compromised and settled and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan Department of Law is authorized to compromise and settle the lawsuit of Rodney Smtherman against the Metropolitan Government for the amount of twenty-one thousand dollars ($21,000) and that said amount should be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Jim Shulman
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||September 17 , 2002|
|Adopted:||September 17 , 2002|
|Approved:||September 20, 2002|