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File #: 220112    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 6/1/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving the settlement of the lawsuit entitled McCormack v. Dolan, et. al., Case No. 20-CV-739, in the amount of $35,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS PAYMENT, SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. McCormack-Ltr to Common Council enc Settlement Resolution.pdf

Number

220112

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution approving the settlement of the lawsuit entitled McCormack v. Dolan, et. al., Case No. 20-CV-739, in the amount of $35,000.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes the settlement of the lawsuit entitled McCormack v. Dolan, et. al., Case No. 20-CV-739, in the amount of $35,000.

Body

Whereas, Plaintiff Patrick McCormack has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Police Officers Brendan Dolan, Angela Juarez, and Kevin Eyre; and

 

Whereas, Counsel for the parties has reached agreement to settle this lawsuit in the amount of $35,000 subject to approval by the Common Council; and

 

Whereas, The City Attorney recommends and deems it expeditious and just to settle this lawsuit; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City Milwaukee, that the Office of the City Attorney is authorized to settle the case entitled McCormack v. Dolan, et.al., Case No. 20-CV-739 in the amount of $35,000; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the proper City officers are authorized and directed to issue a check in the amount of $35,000 payable to the order of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs, LLP Client Trust Account as soon as practicable; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That an amount not to exceed $35,000 is appropriated from the City Attorney’s Office Damages and Claims Fund, Account Number 0001-1490-S118-06300; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That for and in consideration of this payment, the plaintiff, by their representatives and their attorneys, will provide to the City a release of any claims arising out of or in any way related to this incident.

 

Requester

City Attorney

Drafter

TF:amm

5/6/2022

LRB177391-1

Tea B. Norfolk

5/9/2022