B-209999-OM, JAN 19, 1983

B-209999-OM: Jan 19, 1983

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WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS RENTED BY MR. AN EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE OF RECORD IN THIS CASE INDICATES THAT THE CLAIMANT IS ENTITLED TO THE $500 CLAIMED. COPIES OF OUR LETTER OF TODAY TO THE CLAIMANT ADVISING OF OUR ACTION AND AN INTERNAL MEMORANDUM DISCUSSING THE BASIS FOR ALLOWANCE ARE ATTACHED FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND FILE. ATTACHMENT THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO YOUR CLAIM FOR DAMAGE TO A RENTAL VEHICLE RESULTING FROM AN ACCIDENT ON AUGUST 19. IS ASSERTED UNDER THE RENTAL AGREEMENT. OUR EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE IN THIS CASE INDICATES THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO THE $500 CLAIMED. A CHECK FOR THAT AMOUNT WILL BE ISSUED AND MAILED TO YOU SHORTLY.

B-209999-OM, JAN 19, 1983

SUBJECT: CLAIM OF NATIONAL CAR RENTAL - B-209999-O.M.

ASSISTANT CHIEF, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFM - JUDITH CZARSTY:

A CLAIM HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM NATIONAL CAR RENTAL, 7070 SMITH ROAD, DENVER, COLORADO 80207, FOR DAMAGE TO ITS RENTAL VEHICLE INCURRED IN DENVER ON AUGUST 19, 1982, WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS RENTED BY MR. PATRICK M. MCCRACKEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF OUR OFFICE. MR. MCCRACKEN DID NOT OBTAIN FULL COLLISION PROTECTION AT THE TIME OF RENTAL AND THE RENTAL AGREEMENT PROVIDES THAT THE RENTER SHALL BE LIABLE UP TO THE FIRST $500 OF COLLISION DAMAGE IN SUCH CASE.

AN EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE OF RECORD IN THIS CASE INDICATES THAT THE CLAIMANT IS ENTITLED TO THE $500 CLAIMED. A VOUCHER IN THIS AMOUNT SHOULD BE PREPARED AND SENT TO NATIONAL CAR RENTAL, AT THE ADDRESS SHOWN IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH.

COPIES OF OUR LETTER OF TODAY TO THE CLAIMANT ADVISING OF OUR ACTION AND AN INTERNAL MEMORANDUM DISCUSSING THE BASIS FOR ALLOWANCE ARE ATTACHED FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND FILE.

ATTACHMENT

THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO YOUR CLAIM FOR DAMAGE TO A RENTAL VEHICLE RESULTING FROM AN ACCIDENT ON AUGUST 19, 1982, IN DENVER, COLORADO, INVOLVING MR. PATRICK MCCRACKEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE UNITED STATES GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. YOUR CLAIM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $500, IS ASSERTED UNDER THE RENTAL AGREEMENT, IN VIEW OF THE FACT THAT MR. MCCRACKEN DID NOT OBTAIN FULL COLLISION PROTECTION AT THE TIME OF RENTAL. THE AGREEMENT PROVIDES THAT IN SUCH CASE THE RENTER SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ACCIDENTAL COLLISION DAMAGE NOT TO EXCEED $500.

OUR EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE IN THIS CASE INDICATES THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO THE $500 CLAIMED. A CHECK FOR THAT AMOUNT WILL BE ISSUED AND MAILED TO YOU SHORTLY.