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File #: RS2021-1126    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/25/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Rana V. Smalling against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $22,500.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1126 Letter to Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Rana V. Smalling against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $22,500.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
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WHEREAS, on August 12, 2020, an employee of the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT), while operating a vehicle owned by the Metropolitan Government, was stopped at the intersection of Edgehill Avenue and Eighth Avenue South at a red light. The NDOT employee began backing up the truck and struck the front of the vehicle behind him driven by Rana V. Smalling, causing injury to Ms. Smalling; 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 $22,500.00, 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 Rana V. Smalling for the sum of $22,500.00 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.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

On August 12, 2020, an employee of the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) was stopped at the intersection of Edgehill Avenue and Eighth Avenue South at a red light. The NDOT driver backed up in their truck to reposition it and struck Rana Smalling's vehicle. Ms. Smalling's vehicle was declared a total loss and a replacement val...

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