Horse trainer fined $327k after accident which left teenage employee tetraplegic | Stuff.co.nz

An Auckland horse trainer has been ordered to pay $372,000 after an accident which left his teenage employee tetraplegic.

Stephen John McKee failed to ensure the health and safety of a teenage girl he employed as a stable hand in November 2016, a ruling at the Auckland District Court found on Friday.

The woman, believed to be 19-year-old Sophia Malthus, told Stuff in 2017 she had broken her neck in the accident, and lost all sensation below her collarbone

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