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Resolution RS2018-1192

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of Edgar Mhoon against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $550,000.00, and that said amount to be paid out of the Judgment and Losses Fund.

WHEREAS, Edgar Mhoon filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Metropolitan Government, Sheriff Daron Hall, Correct Care Solutions, LLC, and the following employees of the Metropolitan Government: Tony Wilkes, Patrick Vongsamphanh, Casey Fiddler, Kyle Kort, Gregory Williamson, David Jones, and Richard Middleton alleging constitutional violations, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligence stemming from a use of force incident and the subsequent medical care related thereto on August 8, 2015, 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 interests of the Metropolitan Government, and recommends that any and all claims or causes of action brought or that could have been brought by Edgar Mhoon related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $550,000.00, and that this amount be paid from the Judgment and Losses 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 civil rights claim of Edgar Mhoon for the sum of $550,000.00 with said amount to be paid from the Judgment and Losses 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

IntroducedMay 15, 2018

AdoptedMay 15, 2018

ApprovedMay 16, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 05/22/2018 11:36 AM