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Resolution RS2019-68

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Douglas E. Doss against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $18,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on November 13, 2018, Metropolitan Nashville Police Officer Scott Hull, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, was driving south on a private drive in Lions Head Village when he attempted to make a u-turn and struck the northbound vehicle driven by Douglas E. Doss, causing personal injury to Mr. Doss; 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 Douglas E. Doss related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $18,000.00, 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 Douglas E. Doss for the sum of $18,000.00 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)

Bob Mendes

Legislative History

Referred to:Budget and Finance Committee

IntroducedNovember 5, 2019

AdoptedNovember 5, 2019

ApprovedNovember 6, 2019

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 11/13/2019 8:27 AM