Hemond v. Frontier Communications of America, Inc., 2012 VT 94 (mem.).
To truly under understand why defendants fought against the action and took the appeal, read this summary, and then read the last line of the published decision.
Here are the facts, Defendant and its predecessor corporation owned a number of transmission lines. In 2002, it undertook the reconstruction of a substation in Richford. As part of this work, Defendant redesigned and installed Switch 14E. At the time, Plaintiff was employed by Defendant as a lineman, albeit not from Wichita.