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Resolution RS2019-1782

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Patricia Shyes against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on December 1, 2018, Metropolitan Police Officer Randall Atkinson, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, was proceeding into the intersection of Eighth Avenue South and Wedgewood Avenue with lights and siren activated when he failed to yield the right-of-way and struck the vehicle driven by Patricia Shyes which had entered the intersection, causing personal injury to Patricia Shyes; 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 Patricia Shyes related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $7,000.00, 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 Patricia Shyes for the sum of $7,000.00 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)

Tanaka Vercher

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedJune 18, 2019

AdoptedJune 18, 2019

ApprovedJune 19, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 06/21/2019 2:35 PM