The Commonwealth Court has handed down a decision that adds anotherlayer to the landscape of governmental immunity.

A unanimous three-judge panel recently held that municipal governmentsare still immune from suits over dangerous conditions on — asopposed to of — public property under the “street exception” togovernmental immunity. The court came to this conclusionnotwithstanding the fact that the state Supreme Court has discarded the”on/of” distinction in cases involving the “real property exception” tothe same statute.

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