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Resolution RS2018-1429

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claims of Connie Morris and Elmer Morris against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $190,000, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

WHEREAS, on June 18, 2014, Connie Morris tripped and fell over a lamp post base located on the western sidewalk of 6th Avenue North approaching Church Street, causing her personal injury; 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 Connie Morris and Elmer Morris related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $190,000, 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 claims of Connie Morris and Elmer Morris for the sum of $190,000 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

IntroducedOctober 2, 2018

AdoptedOctober 2, 2018

ApprovedOctober 3, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 01/11/2019 12:01 PM