[Carrier's Claim for Army Off-Set for Freight Damages]

B-256450: Sep 16, 1994

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A carrier appealed the settlement denying its claim for refund of an offset for damages to an Army member's personal property, contending that there was no evidence that the items were damaged beyond repair. GAO held that the carrier: (1) failed to contest the Army's conclusion that the items were so damaged that they had to be replaced; and (2) provided no evidence that the damaged items were reparable. Accordingly, the settlement was affirmed.