Simcoe.com: As a boy, he was engulfed in flames at a Barrie gas station. Seven decades later, he has finally been awarded compensation

“It’s been a landmark year for Dennis Madigan, after what felt like an interminable wait for justice. His ordeal started with a horrific 1949 accident: Madigan was just a boy working at a Barrie gas station when he lit a cigarette and went up in flames. … After seven decades of legal wrangling, archival sleuthing, and — most of all — waiting, Madigan won a compensation claim for the workplace accident, after a tribunal ruled he should have been eligible for benefits all those years ago.”

Article: As a boy, he was engulfed in flames at a Barrie gas station. Seven decades later, he has finally been awarded compensation
Author: Sara Mojtehedzadeh
Date: December 30, 2021