Posted By Law Offices of Thomas J. Murphy
The South Eastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority, also known as SEPTA, is a commonwealth (state) government entity. As a state government entity, SEPTA is immune from suit, pursuant to Pennsylvania's Sovereign Immunity Statute, 1 Pa.C.S. §2310. Fortunately, there are several exceptions to the rule of sovereign immunity and one of them involves motor vehicles. 42 Pa. C.S. § 8522(b)(1) ...