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File #: 21-541    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 Robert Bay.
Attachments: 1. Bay, Robert-Resolution
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Consider adopting a resolution approving the joint petition settlement and making payments in the workers’ compensation claim of Robert Bay.

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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 Robert Bay a previous firefighter for the City of Lawton, Fire Department, who alleges injuries to the neck, that was reported on August 13, 2020. Settlement has been reached subject to City Council approval with the claimant agreeing to accept the City’s offer of $22,680.00, including a $680.40 Multiple Injury Trust Fund Assessment payment to the Oklahoma Tax Commission and $4,536.00 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._________

 

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 Robert Bay.