A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Ryan Haraway against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $10,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on November 10, 2013, a Metropolitan Nashville Police officer used force against Ryan Haraway while Mr. Haraway was in police custody by delivering three knee strikes to Mr. Haraway’s back in violation of police department policy; 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 Ryan Haraway related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $10,000.00, 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 Ryan Haraway for the sum of $10,000.00 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: Tanaka Vercher
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||October 17, 2017|
|Adopted:||October 17, 2017|
|Approved:||October 19, 2017|
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