No. 477 January Term, 1976, Appeal from the Order of the Commonwealth Court, No. 19 T.D. 1975.
Donald M. Bowman, Gold, Bowman & Korman, Philadelphia, for appellant.
Harry Bowytz, Chief Counsel, J. Leonard Langan, Asst. Attys. Gen., Allen C. Harshaw, Deputy Atty. Gen., for appellee, Com. Pa. Liquor Control Bd.
William E. Mowatt, Media, for appellee, Graphic Hand.
J. Joseph Herring, Jr., Media, for appellee, Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.
Eagen, C. J., and O'Brien, Roberts, Pomeroy, Nix, Manderino and Larsen, JJ. O'Brien, J., filed a dissenting opinion in which Eagen, C. J., and Pomeroy, J., join. Pomeroy, J., filed a dissenting opinion in which Eagen, C. J., and O'Brien, J., join.
Appellant George Garrettson brought an action in trespass against appellee Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and others for the unauthorized printing of his picture on the back cover of "State Store Price List No. 118." The Commonwealth
Court dismissed the complaint against appellee on the ground that appellee, as an agency of the Commonwealth, was protected against suit by the sovereign immunity of the Commonwealth.
We have this day abrogated the doctrine of sovereign immunity. Mayle v. Pennsylvania Department of Highways, 479 Pa. 384, 388 A.2d 709 (1978). We therefore reverse the order of the ...