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Resolution RS2019-1548

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Logan Harrison against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,746.30, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on September 28, 2018, Metropolitan Police Officer Samuel Sundra, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, failed to stop his patrol car on I-40 eastbound at mile marker 214 in stop and go traffic, striking the stopped vehicle in front of him, causing personal injury to Logan Harrison; 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 Houston Harrison, vehicle owner and father of minor, Logan Harrison, related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $7,746.30, 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 Logan Harrison for the sum of $7,746.30 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

IntroducedJanuary 15, 2019

AdoptedJanuary 15, 2019

ApprovedJanuary 16, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 01/31/2019 9:10 AM