RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-959
A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Brenda Faye Dorris, personal representative and administratrix of the estate of Thelma Louise Adcox, deceased, against The Hospital Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $40,000, and directing that this amount be paid from the Self Insured Liability Account.
Whereas, on February 22, 2000, Thelma Louise Adcox, a long-time resident of Bordeaux Nursing Home, died following treatment received at Bordeaux Nursing Home and the Metropolitan Nashville General Hospital; and
Whereas, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the Metropolitan Hospital Authority by Brenda Faye Dorris, on behalf of the estate of Ms. Adcox, in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee; and
Whereas, after investigation, the Department of Law believes the settlement amount as set forth in Section 1 is fair and reasonable and recommends that this case be compromised and settled and that the amount of $40,000.00 be paid from the Self Insured Liability Fund.
Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1. The Department of Law is authorized to compromise and settle the lawsuit of Brenda Faye Dorris, adminstratrix of the estate of Thelma Adcox v. The Hospital Authority of the Metropolitan Government and John Brewer, R.N., No. 3:01-260 for the sum of $40,000, and directing that this amount be paid from the Self Insured Liability Account.
Section 2. 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:||February 19, 2002|
|Adopted:||February 19, 2002|
|Approved:||February 21, 2002|