Decades-old case drags on, son finds out money doesn’t grow on trees10/29/2003|Canadian Employment Law Today Powell Estate v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Board), 2003 CarswellBC 2070 (B.C. C.A.)In 1937 James Atchison fell from a tree while working. He received a disability pension from the (then) Workmen’s Compensation Board. He died in 1955. His widow, Margaret Atchison, applied for a widow’s pension.She was denied, because they said his death was not related to the accident. Nearly 10 years later, she remarried. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.