A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Asia Smelley against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $40,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on October 26, 2016, Metropolitan Police Officer Shawn Rosson, while operating a Metropolitan Police Department vehicle, attempted to negotiate a U-turn in the intersection of Cahal Avenue striking the vehicle in which Asia Smelley was a passenger, causing personal injury to Ms. Smelley; 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 interest of the Metropolitan Government; and recommends that any and all claims or causes of action brought or that could have been brought by Asia Smelley related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $40,000.00, 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 Asia Smelley for the sum of $40,000.00 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: Tanaka Vercher
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||October 3, 2017|
|Adopted:||October 3, 2017|
|Approved:||October 4, 2017|
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