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The actual answer is a bit of yes and no. Technically, you can sue the Post Office in small claims court. But the Post Office has the ability to "remove" any action brought in state court to the United States District Court.
And while it is not impossible to represent yourself in US District Court, the rules are complex and the proceedings are expensive.
Additionally, suits against the Post Office are limited to certain actions under the Federal Tort Claims Act, and cannot be brought for negligent delivery of the mail. See this law:
Which bars actions for "(b) Any claim arising out of the loss, miscarriage, or negligent transmission of letters or postal matter."
see this case which discusses the ability to sue the Post Office for certain claims, but not for the negligent delivery of the mail:
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