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File #: 160140.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2016 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 7/7/2016 Final action: 7/7/2016
Title: MELISSA LYNN BIGBIE V. THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION; GAINESVILLE REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION; AND JEFFREY DOMER, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITY; EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, CASE NO. 2016-CA-1196 (B)
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 160140_Melissa Bigbie Consent_20160707.pdf

title

MELISSA LYNN BIGBIE V. THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION; GAINESVILLE REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION; AND JEFFREY DOMER, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITY; EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, CASE NO. 2016-CA-1196 (B)

 

recommendation

The City Commission authorize the City Attorney to represent the City in the case styled Melissa Lynn Bigbie v. The City of Gainesville, Florida, a Municipal corporation; Gainesville Regional Transit System, a Municipal corporation; and Jeffrey Domer, in his individual and official capacity; Eighth Judicial Circuit, Case No. 2016-CA-1196.

 

explanation

On June 20, 2016, the City was served with a Summons and Complaint filed by Melissa Lynn Bigbie. Melissa Bigbie alleges that she sustained injuries while a passenger on a RTS bus on April 8, 2013, in Gainesville.  Melissa Bigbie claims to have suffered bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering, disability, mental anguish, loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life, expense of hospitalization, medical and nursing care and treatment, and/or aggravation or activation of a previously existing condition.  Ms. Melissa Bigbie seeks money damages in excess of $15,000.00.

 

 




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