Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0870    Version: 1 Name: CA - Settlement Raquel Navarro
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to pay sum of $70,000, in full settlement of lawsuit entitled Raquel Navarro v. City of Long Beach, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC686956.
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 080222-C-5sr

TITLE

Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to pay sum of $70,000, in full settlement of lawsuit entitled Raquel Navarro v. City of Long Beach, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC686956.

 

DISCUSSION

Plaintiff alleges she tripped and fell over an uplifted sidewalk on November 29, 2019, resulting in injuries. Following extensive negotiations, Plaintiff agreed to accept $70,000 - inclusive of attorneys’ fees and costs - as a full, global settlement of this case. The settlement was discussed in closed session, and approved, by the Government, Personnel and Elections Oversight Committee (Attorney/Client) on July 19, 2022.

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

CHARLES PARKIN

CITY ATTORNEY