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Resolution RS2018-1324

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of John Baites against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $20,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on April 27, 2018, Metropolitan Police Officer Matthew Cammarn, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, was responding to an emergency call with lights and siren activated when he ran into the rear of the vehicle in front of him, causing personal injury to John Baites; 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 John Baites related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $20,000.00, 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 John Baites for the sum of $20,000.00 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)

Jim Shulman

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee - Approved

IntroducedAugust 7, 2018

AdoptedAugust 7, 2018

ApprovedAugust 8, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/10/2018 2:57 PM