RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-612
A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Brett A. Clanton and the subrogation claim of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the combined amount of $55,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS On May 24, 2014, Officer Clinton Schroeder was driving a Metropolitan Nashville Police vehicle when he collided with Mr. Clanton’s vehicle while attempting to make a U-turn following a traffic stop on Dickerson Pike; 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 Brett A. Clanton and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for the combined amount of $55,000.00, 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 Brett A. Clanton for $51,500.00, and the claim of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company for $3,500.00 with said amounts 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 21, 2017|
|Adopted:||March 21, 2017|
|Approved:||March 22, 2017|
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