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Resolution RS2018-1256

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Larissa Ferris against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $27,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on November 8, 2017, William Null, an employee of the Public Works Department, while operating a vehicle owned by the Metropolitan Government, attempted a right turn at the intersection of Fourth Avenue North and Charlotte Avenue, striking the vehicle in which Larissa Ferris was a passenger, causing injury to Ms. Ferris; 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 the personal injury claim be compromised and settled for $27,000.00, 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 Larissa Ferris for the sum of $27,000.00 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 19, 2018

AdoptedJune 19, 2018

ApprovedJune 20, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 07/02/2018 2:19 PM