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Record #: Or2016-119   
Type: Order Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/16/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 3/16/2016
Title: Payment of hospital and medical expenses of Police Officers and Firefighters - Third Party Orders - all amounts
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Topic: CLAIMS - Police Officer/Firefighter Injuries
Attachments: 1. Or2016-119.pdf
Chicago. March 16th, 2016

To the President of the City Council:
Your Committee on Finance. Which has given consideration, for Hospitals, Medical and Nursing Services rendered injured members of the Police and orj the Fire Department.

Having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body pass the proposed Orders transmitted herewith:

This Recommendation was concurred in by ( a vica coca vote of the)
members of the Committee (with dissenting vote(s) ).

Respectfully submitted


ORDERED, That the City Comptroller is authorized and directed to issue payments in conformity with the schedule herein set forth, to physicians, hospitals, nurses or other individuals, in settlement for hospital, medical and nursing services rendered to the injured members ofthe Police Department and/or the Fire Department herein named, provided such members ofthe Police Department and/or Fire Department shall enter into an agreement in writing with the City of Chicago to the effect that, should it appear that any of said members of the Police Department and/or Fire Department have received any sum of money from the party whose negligence caused such injury, or have instituted proceedings against such party for the recovery of damage on account of such in jury or medical expenses, then in that event the City shall be reimbursed by such member ofthe Police Department and/or the Fire Department out of any sum that such member of the Police Department and/or Fire Department has received or may hereafter receive from such third party on account of such injury or medical expenses, not to exceed the expense in accordance with Opinion No. 1422 of the Corporation Counsel of said City, dated March 19, 1926. The payment of any of these bills shall not be construed as approval of any previous claims pending or future claims for expenses or benefits on account of any alleged injury to the individuals named. The total am...

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