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Sovereign immunity bars claim against P.O. employee (access required)

Where a man alleged a post office employee intentionally exposed him to contact with an abnormally loud horn that caused hearing loss and tinnitus, the suit was dismissed because the gravamen of that claim sounds in battery, and the United States has not waived its sovereign immunity against intentional torts. Background Andrew Billups III alleged that he ...