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School Board of Clay County
June 4, 2020 Regular School Board Meeting
C11 - Approve settlement (washout) of all Worker’s Compensation claims of employee Maria Arietta against the School Board of Clay County, Florida.


Maria Arietta (“Claimant”) is an employee of the School Board (District) of Clay County, Florida. (“Employer”)  She has filed a claim for injury which occurred on the job, which injury is compensable under the workers compensation statutes of the State of Florida. The claim arose on March 14, 2019 and resulted in significant permanent debilitating injury to the Claimant. The parties have reached a settlement agreement which, if approved, will washout all claims of any kind or nature which the Claimant has against the Employer, including but not limited to rights for recovery for negligence, intentional torts, Employer/Carrier liability under worker’s compensation law, bodily injury and other potential claims under worker’s compensation law and employer’s liability policy (including coverage B) in effect for the date of the accident, as well as all attorney’s fees and litigation costs. The Claimant will not continue in the employ of the Employer.

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Approval of this item will release the School Board, from any further liability to the Claimant for any past or future monetary losses or payment of any kind, including past and future loss of wages and past and future medical treatment or compensation and all attorney’s fees.

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Approve Settlement Agreement as submitted

Christine Isais, Risk Management/Worker’s Comp; J. Bruce Bickner, School Board Attorney
Financial Impact
Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000.00)
Review Comments
Proposed SA (129981393_1) (1).pdf (Confidential)