B-192779, SEP 26, 1978

B-192779: Sep 26, 1978

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MOLIN: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR CLAIM OF AUGUST 20. AN EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED INDICATES THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO $311. A CHECK IN THAT AMOUNT WILL BE ISSUED AND MAILED TO YOU SHORTLY. YOU ARE ADVISED THAT SECTION 3672 OF TITLE 2B. THIS MEANS THAT ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $311 WILL CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE RELEASE TO THE GOVERNMENT AND TO MR.

B-192779, SEP 26, 1978

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JOEL J. MOLIN:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR CLAIM OF AUGUST 20, 1978, FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE INCURRED IN AN ACCIDENT ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 18, 1978, INVOLVING MR. SYLVESTER MILLER, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE UNITED STATES GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE.

AN EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED INDICATES THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO $311, THE LOWEST OF THE ESTIMATES YOU SUBMITTED. A CHECK IN THAT AMOUNT WILL BE ISSUED AND MAILED TO YOU SHORTLY.

YOU ARE ADVISED THAT SECTION 3672 OF TITLE 2B, U.S.C. WHICH AUTHORIZES THE SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS OF THIS TYPE, PROVIDES THAT:

"THE ACCEPTANCE BY THE CLAIMANT OF ANY SUCH AWARD, COMPROMISE, OR SETTLEMENT SHALL BE FINAL AND CONCLUSIVE ON THE CLAIMANT, AND SHALL CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE RELEASE OF ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE UNITED STATES AND AGAINST THE EMPLOYEE OF THE GOVERNMENT WHOSE ACT OR OMISSION GAVE RISE TO THE CLAIM, BY REASON OF THE SAME SUBJECT MATTER."

THIS MEANS THAT ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $311 WILL CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE RELEASE TO THE GOVERNMENT AND TO MR. SYLVESTER MILLER FROM ANY FURTHER LIABILITY TO YOU FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE ACCIDENT IN QUESTION.