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Resolution RS2019-66

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Jessica L. Douglass against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $15,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on March 12, 2019, Metropolitan Office of Emergency Management employee Thomas Bilbrey, while driving in the course and scope of his employment, struck Jessica Douglass’s vehicle in the rear, injuring Ms. Douglass; 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 Jessica Douglass related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $15,000.00, 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 Jessica Douglass for the sum of $15,000.00 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