A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Evelyn Carey against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $90,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS On May 5, 2016, Evelyn Carey fell in a depression around a fire department hose connection that was in the Walk of Fame Park sidewalk near the Hilton Hotel on Fifth Avenue South resulting in a fracture to her left wrist; 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 Evelyn Carey related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $90,000.00, 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 Evelyn Carey for the sum of $90,000.00 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.
Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
IntroducedOctober 1, 2019
AdoptedOctober 1, 2019
ApprovedOctober 2, 2019
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Last Modified: 10/10/2019 7:54 AM