Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0628    Version: 1 Name: CA - Ruben Simon
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/3/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to pay sum of $125,000, in full settlement of lawsuit entitled Ruben Ayson Simon, Jr. v. City of Long Beach, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 20STCV30826.
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 061422-C-4sr.pdf

TITLE

Recommendation to authorize City Attorney to pay sum of $125,000, in full settlement of lawsuit entitled Ruben Ayson Simon, Jr. v. City of Long Beach, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 20STCV30826.

 

DISCUSSION

Plaintiff alleges he was injured as a result of an auto accident involving Long Beach Police Officer Krizty Kiger on November 29, 2019. Following extensive negotiations, Plaintiff agreed to accept $125,000.00 - 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 May 17, 2022.

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

CHARLES PARKIN,

CITY ATTORNEY