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Resolution RS2019-1880

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Michael and Margaret Abbott against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $22,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, former employees, Michael and Margaret Abbott were affected by a data security incident resulting in their personal information, including their names and social security numbers, being exposed to the public resulting in damages and attorney’s fees; 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 Michael and Margaret Abbott related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $22,000.00, 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 Michael and Margaret Abbott for the sum of $22,000.00 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.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

Introduced August 20, 2019

AdoptedAugust 20, 2019

ApprovedAugust 21, 2019

By:Mayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/23/2019 3:12 PM