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File #: 22-900   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: County Attorney
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE settlement, including costs and attorney's fees, in the case of Broward County vs. Andrey Luis Beltran Sokolov, et al., 17th Judicial Circuit Court Case No.: CACE19-014436 (18).
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting                               

Director's Name:                     Andrew J. Meyers 

Department:                                           County Attorney 

 

Information

Requested Action

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MOTION TO APPROVE settlement, including costs and attorney’s fees, in the case of Broward County vs. Andrey Luis Beltran Sokolov, et al., 17th Judicial Circuit Court Case No.: CACE19-014436 (18).

 

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Why Action is Necessary

Board approval is necessary to resolve this pending lawsuit.

 

What Action Accomplishes

Settlement of pending litigation.

 

Is this Action Goal Related

No

 

Previous Action Taken

 

 

Summary Explanation/Background

On March 26, 2019, a truck driven by Defendant Andrey Luis Beltran Sokolov and owned by Defendant R. Martinez Transport Corporation struck the Sheridan Street overpass on the Florida Turnpike, causing significant structural damage.

 

Broward County has agreed to release the Defendants Andrey Luis Beltran Sokolov and R. Martinez Transport Corporation from all claims arising from the incident in exchange for payment of $350,000.00 to the County, which includes costs and attorney’s fees, subject to Board approval.

 

The Risk Management Division and Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division recommend approval of this settlement.

 

Source of Additional Information

Robert D. Yates, Assistant County Attorney, 954-357-7600

 

Fiscal Impact

Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary