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Shaler man successfully sues to get his retirement records

Brian Bowling
| Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5:23 p.m.

A federal agency has finally given a Shaler man his retirement records, according to federal court documents.

Daniel Sagi, 57, sued the Office of Personnel Management in March after requesting the records four times in the past eight months without getting a response.

The retired postal worker needed the documents so his lawyer could evaluate the agency's claim that it overpaid him on his pension.

U.S. District Judge Maurice Cohill on Thursday approved a motion filed by lawyers from both sides to dismiss the case based on the agency handing over the records and agreeing to pay Sagi $1,250 for the legal costs he incurred by suing.

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