In plaintiff's suit against the USPS arising from an automobile collision with a USPS employee, dismissal of the claim is affirmed as a claimant under the Federal Tort Claims Act, whose damages continue to accrue, must nevertheless submit a claim to the appropriate agency containing a "sum certain" for damages prior to filing suit because the sum certain requirement is jurisdictional.
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Opinion Filed January 27, 2010
Opinion by Circuit Judge Smith
For Appellee: Mark C. Orlowski, Office of the US Attorney