A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Cassilina Williams against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $26,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on April 14, 2019, Metropolitan Nashville Police Officer John Petriello, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, was proceeding East on West Trinity Lane when he attempted to make a u-turn with lights and siren activated striking the vehicle driven by Cassilina Williams and, causing personal injury to Ms. Williams; 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 Cassilina Williams related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $26,000.00, 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 personal injury claim of Cassilina Williams for the sum of $26,000.00 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.
Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
IntroducedAugust 20, 2019
AdoptedAugust 20, 2019
ApprovedAugust 21, 2019
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Last Modified: 08/23/2019 3:12 PM