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File #: 20-372    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2020 Departments: HUMAN RESOURCES
On agenda: 6/2/2020 Final action: 6/2/2020
Title: Report recommending the denial of claims (Non-culpable)

Special Notice / Hearing:    None__

Vote Required:    Majority

 

To:                      Honorable Board of Supervisors

From:                      Rocio Kiryczun, Director, Human Resources Department

Scott Johnson, Deputy Director, Human Resources Department

 

Subject:                      Disposition of Claims Filed Against County

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Report recommending the denial of claims (Non-culpable)

 

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BACKGROUND:

Under authority of section 2.10.070 of the Ordinance Code, the County Manager has designated the Director to process claims filed against the County. Further investigation may indicate justification for payment by the County. If so, payment will be made under the authority of the Risk Manager or will be brought back to the Board.

 

DISCUSSION:

The Risk Management Division has reviewed these claims and recommends that you take the following action.  

 

Claim #

Claimant

Incident Date

Recommended Board Action and Basis

Claims recommended for denial:

G19-7304

GEICO a/s/o Reginald Evangelistamelo

10/10/2019

Non-culpable

 

Claimant’s vehicle was rear ended by a Menlo Park City School

 

District vehicle.

 

 

G20-7305

Stafford Elahi. Jr.

3/06/2020

Non-culpable

 

Claimant alleges personal property was lost by San Mateo Medical

 

Center staff.

 

 

G20-7306

Paul Ghenis

4/10/2020

Non-culpable

 

Claimant’s vehicle was rear ended by a SamTrans bus.

 

 

G20-7437

George McCann

3/31/2020

Non-culpable

 

Claimant alleges the County Health Officer’s emergency orders for

 

mandatory face masks and a 5-mile limit from home to exercise are

 

unconstitutional.

 

 

G19-7438

Joseph Fisher

11/26/2019

Non-culpable

 

Claimant suffered bodily injuries and a personal vehicle was damaged

 

by a fallen tree.

 

 

G19-7442

Douglas Caraway

12/11/2019

Non-culpable

 

Claimant alleges he was arrested without probable cause.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.