RESOLUTION NO. RS2003-1394
A resolution approving the compromise and settlement of the lawsuit of Thomas R. Roberts against the Metropolitan Government for the amount of one hundred fifteen thousand dollars ($115,000) and directing that this amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Whereas, on October 18, 2001, a vehicle owned and driven by Thomas R. Roberts was struck by a vehicle owned by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and driven by an employee of the Metropolitan Public Works Department, acting within the course and scope of his employment on Murfreesboro Road, Davidson County, Tennessee, thereby causing injury to Thomas R. Roberts and damage to his vehicle; and
Whereas, as a result of this collision, Thomas R. Roberts 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 the 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 Thomas R. Roberts against the Metropolitan Government
for the amount of one hundred fifteen thousand dollars ($115,000) Dollars 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: Craig Jenkins
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||March 18, 2003|
|Adopted:||March 18, 2003|
|Approved:||March 21, 2003|