A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Ismail Heger against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $13,500.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on August 10, 2019, Metropolitan Nashville Police Officer Gabriel Hamilton, while operating a Metropolitan Nashville Police Department vehicle in the course and scope of his employment, was driving northbound on Edmondson Pike with vehicle lights and siren activated, when he struck the rear of Ismail Heger’s vehicle which had slowed in traffic, causing personal injury to Mr. Heger; 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 Ismail Heger related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $13,500.00, 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 Ismail Heger for the sum of $13,500.00 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.
Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
IntroducedAugust 4, 2020
AdoptedAugust 4, 2020
ApprovedAugust 5, 2020
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Last Modified: 08/06/2020 5:12 PM