The U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently denied a motion for reconsideration filed by Plaintiff, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., confirming the Court’s earlier dismissal of Guardian’s claim as time barred. In Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. v. United States, the Court had granted the Government’s motion to dismiss the complaint as untimely. Guardian filed a motion for reconsideration, arguing first that the statute of limitations had not begun to run until the Contracting Officer sent its May 3, 2013 response to Guardian’s letter seeking reconsideration, which characterized as the Contracting Officer’s final decision.
On July 26, 2004, Robert Louis Salter, Jr. was convicted of unlawful possession of a machine gun and failing to appear in court. He was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison and a $50,000 fine. While incarcerated he opened an inmate prison trust fund account in which he deposited his prison wages and other funds. Salter also agreed to participate in the Inmate Financial Responsibility Program, from which he could make payments toward his court-ordered fine.