Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Official citation and/or docket number and footnotes (if any) for this case available with purchase.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

GEORGE G. HOPKINS v. COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA (03/19/75)

COMMONWEALTH COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: March 19, 1975.

GEORGE G. HOPKINS, JEANNE BRACK AND MARY ANN TURNEY, PLAINTIFFS,
v.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEFENDANT

Original jurisdiction in case of George G. Hopkins, Jeanne Brack and Mary Ann Turney v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation.

COUNSEL

John J. Scott, for plaintiff, Hopkins.

Peter T. O'Malley, for plaintiff, Brack.

Thomas J. Jones, for plaintiff, Turney.

Arthur H. Marateck, Assistant Attorney General, with him Robert W. Cunliffe, Deputy Attorney General, and Robert P. Kane, Attorney General, for defendant.

Judges Wilkinson, Jr., Mencer and Blatt, sitting as a panel of three.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 18 Pa. Commw. Page 39]

This case is before us in our original jurisdiction. It is a suit against the Commonwealth, in trespass, alleging negligence in failing to properly warn drivers of a dangerous curve and failure to provide an adequate guardrail and shoulder area.

[ 18 Pa. Commw. Page 40]

The Commonwealth has filed preliminary objections based on sovereign immunity. The preliminary objections must be sustained. See Biello v. Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, 454 Pa. 179, 301 A.2d 849 (1973); Brown v. Commonwealth, 453 Pa. 566, 305 A.2d 868 (1973).

Disposition

Preliminary objections sustained.

19750319

© 1998 VersusLaw Inc.



Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Official citation and/or docket number and footnotes (if any) for this case available with purchase.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.