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File #: RS2022-1339    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/7/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 1/18/2022 Final action: 1/18/2022
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of State Farm Insurance, subrogee of Jordan Rippelmeyer, against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $26,791.08, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. RS2022-1339 Letter to Metro Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of State Farm Insurance, subrogee of Jordan Rippelmeyer, against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $26,791.08, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

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WHEREAS, on February 14, 2021, a Metro Fire Department ambulance, while attempting to turn onto an icy and snow covered Hillside Avenue, struck Jordan Rippelmeyer's 2018 Audi Q3 and pushed it onto the sidewalk and into a telephone pole, causing property damage to Mr. Rippelmeyer's vehicle; 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 property damage claim be compromised and settled for $26,791.08, 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 property damage claim of State Farm Insurance, subrogee of Jordan Rippelmeyer, for the sum of $26,791.08, 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 February 14, 2021, a Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department ambulance was traveling on Edgehill Avenue in inclement weather. The road was covered in snow and ice, and the ambulance slid while the driver attempted to turn onto Hillside Avenue. The ambulance struck a parked vehicle owned by Jordan Rippelmeyer.

Mr. Rippelmeyer's vehicle sustained damages to the rear bumper, passenger side quarter panel and doors. His insu...

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