A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Megan Bookout against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,500.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on November 14, 2017, Metropolitan Police Officer Trevin Tolbert, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, failed to stop his patrol car from striking the Metro patrol car in front of him, setting set off a chain reaction collision with two other stopped vehicles on Charlotte Avenue, causing personal injury to Megan Bookout; 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 Megan Bookout related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $7,500.00, 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 Megan Bookout for the sum of $7,500.00 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
IntroducedJune 5, 2018
AdoptedJune 5, 2018
ApprovedJune 6, 2018
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Last Modified: 06/08/2018 10:19 AM