B-131707, OCT. 11, 1957

B-131707: Oct 11, 1957

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INC.: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED OCTOBER 2. INDICATING YOUR BELIEF THAT THIS OFFICE WAS NOT SUPPLIED WITH ALL OF THE FACTS AND DATA IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR CLAIM FOR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF A NOTICE OF AWARD FOR 2572 PLYWOOD PANELS ISSUED BY THE SIGNAL CORPS PROCUREMENT OFFICE ON APRIL 22. REQUESTING THAT THE CLAIM BE REOPENED IN ORDER THAT YOU MAY HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT FURTHER EVIDENCE. CLAIM SETTLEMENTS ISSUED BY THIS OFFICE WILL BE REOPENED AT ANY TIME UPON THE SUBMISSION OF PREVIOUSLY UNDISCLOSED FACTS. IF YOU ARE OF THE OPINION THAT ANY PERTINENT FACTS EXIST WHICH WERE NOT CONSIDERED IN SETTLEMENT OF YOUR CLAIM. THAT CLAIM SETTLEMENTS BY THIS OFFICE ARE BASED EXCLUSIVELY UPON THE WRITTEN RECORD AND NECESSARILY INVOLVE AN INITIAL DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER A LEGALLY ENFORCEABLE OBLIGATION AGAINST THE UNITED STATES EXISTS.

B-131707, OCT. 11, 1957

TO SOUTHERN FLORRES AND ACOUSTICS, INC.:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED OCTOBER 2, 1957, INDICATING YOUR BELIEF THAT THIS OFFICE WAS NOT SUPPLIED WITH ALL OF THE FACTS AND DATA IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR CLAIM FOR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF A NOTICE OF AWARD FOR 2572 PLYWOOD PANELS ISSUED BY THE SIGNAL CORPS PROCUREMENT OFFICE ON APRIL 22, 1957, AND REQUESTING THAT THE CLAIM BE REOPENED IN ORDER THAT YOU MAY HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT FURTHER EVIDENCE.

CLAIM SETTLEMENTS ISSUED BY THIS OFFICE WILL BE REOPENED AT ANY TIME UPON THE SUBMISSION OF PREVIOUSLY UNDISCLOSED FACTS. ACCORDINGLY, IF YOU ARE OF THE OPINION THAT ANY PERTINENT FACTS EXIST WHICH WERE NOT CONSIDERED IN SETTLEMENT OF YOUR CLAIM, A STATEMENT OF SUCH FACTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THIS OFFICE AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE. IT SHOULD BE NOTED, HOWEVER, THAT CLAIM SETTLEMENTS BY THIS OFFICE ARE BASED EXCLUSIVELY UPON THE WRITTEN RECORD AND NECESSARILY INVOLVE AN INITIAL DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER A LEGALLY ENFORCEABLE OBLIGATION AGAINST THE UNITED STATES EXISTS.

ACCORDINGLY, IT IS SUGGESTED THAT ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WHICH YOU MAY CARE TO SUBMIT IN THIS MATTER INCLUDE, OR BE ACCOMPANIED BY, A WRITTEN STATEMENT SETTING FORTH THE PRINCIPLES OR PRECEDENTS UNDER WHICH A LEGAL LIABILITY ARISES UPON THE PART OF THE UNITED STATES TO PAY THE REMAINING PORTION OF YOUR CLAIM.