RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-583
A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Robin Williamson, as next of kin of Joseph Garcia, against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $125,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on October 24, 2014, Joseph Garcia’s vehicle became disabled in the middle lane of the interstate and he was advised to return to his vehicle by a 911 calltaker, and shortly thereafter his vehicle was hit by a tractor trailer; and,
WHEREAS, after investigation, the Metropolitan Department of Law believes that the settlement listed in Section 1 is fair and reasonable and in the best interests of the Metropolitan Government, and recommends that any and all claims or causes of action brought or that could have been brought by Robin Williamson, as next of kin of Joseph Garcia, related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $125,000.00, and that this amount 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 Metropolitan Department of Law is authorized to compromise and settle the claim of Robin Williamson, as next of kin of Joseph Garcia, for the sum of $125,000.00 with said amount to be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
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: John Cooper
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||March 7, 2017|
|Adopted:||March 7, 2017|
|Approved:||March 8, 2017|
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