2017 Tennessee Code
Title 9 - Public Finances
Chapter 8 - Board of Claims
Part 4 - Division of Claims and Risk Management
§ 9-8-405. Settlement of claims -- Mediation.
- (a) Any claim filed with the division may be settled pursuant to § 20-13-103, following consultation with the governmental entity affected therein. Additionally, the attorney general and reporter, with the written approval of the governor and the comptroller of the treasury, may authorize the state treasurer to settle certain classes of claims without the necessity of complying with § 20-13-103.
- (b) In the event of disapproval of a proposed settlement, the claim shall be processed in the same manner as other claims before the commission.
- (c) By agreement of the parties, a mediator may be employed in an attempt to settle a claim. Such a claim still must be settled in accordance with subsection (a) of this section and/or § 20-13-103. Costs associated with alternative dispute resolution, as agreed to by the parties, shall be paid from the risk management fund.
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