Inside Towers told you on November 6, how an AT&T attorney told a Philadelphia judge two days earlier that the carrier had “no presence” in the Keystone State and should be released from a Pennsylvania lawsuit brought by fallen tower climber Thomas Jeglum. Jeglum was employed by JTI Telecommunications as a tower technician, performing maintenance, installation, repair and upgrade to telecommunications towers and related infrastructure.
He was part of a
crew working on a 51-foot tower in Allentown, PA, on June 15, 2013 when
the rung on a detachable ladder came loose, causing him to fall more
than 50 feet. He was critically injured and in a coma, miraculously
waking just before Christmas 2013 to have a Christmas Day wedding to the
mother of his children in the hospital. Read more here.