A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of David W. K. Jones against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $65,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on November 22, 2016, Metropolitan Government employee Charles Cawthon, while operating a dumpster truck, collided with a vehicle operated by Mr. David W. K. Jones, as he was stopped at a traffic signal, thereby causing Mr. Jones personal injury; 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 David W. K. Jones related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $65,000.00, 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 David W. K. Jones for the sum of $65,000.00 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
IntroducedFebruary 19, 2019
AdoptedFebruary 19, 2019
ApprovedFebruary 20, 2019
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Last Modified: 02/21/2019 1:32 PM