RESOLUTION NO. RS2016-500
A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claims of Rebecca Jamison and Oran Jamison against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $75,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on March 22, 2014, Rebecca and Oran Jamison were driving west on Broadway and were hit from behind by a Davidson County Sheriff’s Office employee, who was transporting prisoners in a bus owned by the Metropolitan Government; 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 Rebecca and Oran Jamison related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $75,000.00, 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 claims of Rebecca and Oran Jamison for the sum of $75,000.00 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.
Sponsored by: John Cooper
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||December 20, 2016|
|Adopted:||December 20, 2016|
|Approved:||December 21, 2016|
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