Wis. Court Rehooks Alliant In Stray Voltage Suit

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin appeals court has reinstated negligence claims against utility holding company Alliant Energy Corp., reversing a lower court decision that dismissed Alliant from a stray voltage suit based on evidence that a subsidiary, and not Alliant, had provided electrical service to a dairy farm that allegedly damaged the herd.

A three-judge panel of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals for the Fourth District ruled Thursday that a factual dispute remains as to whether Alliant negligently participated in the testing of the stray voltage problem, despite undisputed...
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