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File #: 21-539    Version: 1
Type: Consent Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/30/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider adopting a resolution approving the joint petition settlement and making payments in the workers' compensation claim of Matthew McKinney.
Attachments: 1. McKinney, Matthew DOI 7.11.2019 Resolution
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Consider adopting a resolution approving the joint petition settlement and making payments in the workers’ compensation claim of Matthew McKinney.

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INITIATOR:  City Attorney, John Ratliff

 

STAFF INFORMATION SOURCE:  Deputy City Attorney, Kelea Fisher

 

BACKGROUND: This matter involves the workers’ compensation claim of Matthew McKinney a Firefighter for the City of Lawton, Fire Department, who alleges injury to his back, that was reported on July 11, 2019. Settlement has been reached subject to Council approval with the claimant agreeing to accept the City’s offer of $15,000.00, including a $450.00 Multiple Injury Trust Fund Assessment payment to the Oklahoma Tax Commission, and $3,000.00 as attorney’s fees.

 

It was the opinion of the City’s Workers’ Compensation attorney that the award is consistent with the medical evidence.

 

EXHIBIT:  Resolution No. 2021________

 

KEY ISSUES:  N/A

 

FUNDING SOURCE:  Sinking fund

 

STAFF RECOMMENDED COUNCIL ACTION:  Adopt a resolution approving the Joint Petition settlement and making payment in the pending workers’ compensation claim of Matthew McKinney.