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C. 17
To: Board of Supervisors
From: Sharon L. Anderson, County Counsel
Date: July  24, 2018
The Seal of Contra Costa County, CA
Contra
Costa
County
Subject: Public report of litigation settlement agreements that became final during the period of June 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018.

APPROVE OTHER
RECOMMENDATION OF CNTY ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATION OF BOARD COMMITTEE

Action of Board On:   07/24/2018
APPROVED AS RECOMMENDED OTHER
Clerks Notes:

VOTE OF SUPERVISORS

AYE:
John Gioia, District I Supervisor
Candace Andersen, District II Supervisor
Diane Burgis, District III Supervisor
Karen Mitchoff, District IV Supervisor
Federal D. Glover, District V Supervisor
Contact: Thomas Geiger, (925) 335-1800
I hereby certify that this is a true and correct copy of an action taken and entered on the minutes of the Board of Supervisors on the date shown.
ATTESTED:     July  24, 2018
David J. Twa,
 
BY: , Deputy

 

RECOMMENDATION(S):

RECEIVE public report of litigation settlement agreements that became final during the period of June 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018, as recommended by County Counsel.  

FISCAL IMPACT:

Settlement amounts are listed below.  

BACKGROUND:

BACKGROUND: (CONT'D)
Two agreements to settle pending litigation, as defined in Government Code section 54956.9, became final during the period of June 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018.  
  
  
  
David Hofman v. The County of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, et al., CCC Sup. Ct. Case No. C16-02326. On February 6, 2018, the Board approved settlement of this medical malpractice lawsuit. The Board authorized settlement in the amount of $200,000, inclusive of attorneys fees and costs, in closed session by a 5-0 vote. The settlement agreement was fully executed on June 18, 2018. The funding source is the Risk Management Medical Malpractice Internal Service Fund.  
  
Natalie Carranza v. Contra Costa County, EEOC Case No. 555-2016-00066. On June 26, 2018, the Board approved settlement of this employment lawsuit. The Board authorized settlement in the amount of $75,000, inclusive of attorneys fees and costs, in closed session by a 5-0 vote. The settlement agreement became final on June 26, 2018. The funding source is the Risk Management Liability Service Fund.  
  
This report includes final settlements of litigation matters handled by the Office of the County Counsel. This report does not include litigation settlements that were reported by the Risk Management Division of the County Administrator’s Office as a consent item on the Board’s open session agenda.

CONSEQUENCE OF NEGATIVE ACTION:

The report would not be accepted.  

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