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File #: 210323    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/7/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing payment of the claim of Dorian Ratliff, in the amount of $7,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CLAIMS PAYMENT
Attachments: 1. Ratliff - Common Council Payee Letter.pdf, 2. Ratliff - Settlement Draft Request.pdf, 3. Ratliff - Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf

Number

210323

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

890916

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing payment of the claim of Dorian Ratliff, in the amount of $7,000.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes payment of the claim of Dorian Ratliff in the amount of $7,000.

Body

Whereas, The claimant, Dorian Ratliff (C.I. File No. 1032-2020-1070), through her attorneys, Greenberg Law, has filed a claim for damages against the City of Milwaukee pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 62.67, for injuries and damages incurred on May 24, 2020, as a result of a vehicle accident with an uninsured motorist; and

 

Whereas, The claimant has agreed to settle her claim in the amount of $7,000; and

 

Whereas, Pursuant to Common Council Resolution File No. 890916, the City Attorney’s Office retained the services of the law firm of Crivello Carlson, S.C., to administer the City of Milwaukee’s uninsured motorist self-insurance plan; and

 

Whereas, The law firm of Crivello Carlson, S.C., recommends and the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee deems it expeditious and just to settle this claim; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the proper city officers be and hereby are authorized and directed to issue a check in the amount of $7,000, payable to Greenberg Law--Trust Account and Dorian Ratliff, Greenberg Law, Gary S. Greenberg, 5150 N. Port Washington Road, Suite 163, Milwaukee, WI  53217, in full and final settlement of said claim, said check to be delivered to the City Attorney upon his request, said amount to be charged to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 636505, Fund No. 0001, Organization No. 1490, Program No. 2632, Sub Class No. S118; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That the law firm of Crivello Carlson, S.C., shall upon payment to claimant obtain a release of claim and deliver the original release to the City Attorney.

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

Yolanda Y. McGowan

YYM/cdr

June 8, 2021

1032-2020-1070/275027