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Resolution RS2018-1365

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Adolfo Martinez against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,250.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on June 1, 2016, at the intersection of Glenrose Avenue and Nolensville Pike, Metropolitan Police Officer Charles Cole, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle, attempted to back-up his vehicle striking the vehicle driven by Adolfo Martinez, causing injury to Mr. Martinez; 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 Adolfo Martinez related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $7,250.00, 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 Adolfo Martinez for the sum of $7,250.00 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

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedAugust 21, 2018

AdoptedAugust 21, 2018

ApprovedAugust 22, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/24/2018 10:44 AM