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File #: RS2021-1127    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 Joselyn Ibarra against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,200.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1127 Letter to Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Joselyn Ibarra against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,200.00, 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 approaching the intersection of East Trinity Lane and Gallatin Pike behind a vehicle driven by Joselyn Ibarra. Ms. Ibarra stopped at the intersection because the traffic light turned red. However, the NDOT employee did not stop his vehicle in time and struck the rear of the vehicle driven by Joselyn Ibarra, causing injury to Ms. Ibarra; 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 $7,200.00, 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 Joselyn Ibarra for the sum of $7,200.00 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 driving behind Joselyn Ibarra on Gallatin Pike. The traffic signal at the intersection of Gallatin Pike and East Trinity Lane turned red and Ms. Ibarra stopp...

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