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Justice Max Baer, Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Courtesy Photo Justice Max Baer, Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Courtesy Photo

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that poorly lit areas of state-owned properties create an exception to sovereign immunity from lawsuits as they constitute “dangerous property conditions.”

In its April 28 ruling, the Supreme Court reversed a Commonwealth Court ruling to the contrary in Wise v. Huntingdon County Housing Development.

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P.J. D'Annunzio

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