WH Smith bounced £ 340,000 after the retire falls 10ft through the doorstep




The stationary giant WH Smith has been fined £ 340,000 after a customer dropped through a fierce door at one of his stores.

Patricia Rodway, now 64, suffered life-changing damage when she pushed 10 meters through the trap door of a basement during the trading hours of Taunton, Somerset.

The company apologized to the victim under a punishment at the Taunton Crown Court where Judge David Ticehurst fined them to a total of £ 337 500.

Patricia Rodway, now 64, suffered life-changing damage when she pushed 10 meters through Fuck the door into a cellar during trading hours in Taunton, Somerset (Image: Google)

The referee said, "This is not a case of WHSmith who puts profit before security.

" Any other customer is browsing the map ks could have been exposed to the risk of falling through the trap door.

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He said that Mrs Rodway experienced serious injury in the fall and spent 17 days at the hospital.

She went to the shop booth and seemed to buy cards when the incident occurred.

He said, "These injuries have undoubtedly changed her life. It is quite clear that the effects on her and her lifestyle have been devastating.

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WH Smith granted two health and safety fees.

The court heard the cellar is no longer used and a civil claim is settled.



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