Gwyneth Paltrow appears in court over Utah ski collision
Actor Gwyneth Paltrow has appeared in court to answer a civil lawsuit filed against her by a man who claims she injured him in a Sky hit and run seven years ago.
Paltrow says she was hit from behind by another skier with minor injuries, while Terri Sanderson, 76, a retired optometrist, says it was Paltrow who hit her in a “full-body attack” while skiing down the slopes of Park City, Utah. .
She was left with “permanent traumatic brain injury, four broken ribs, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress and disfigurement” after the film actor and Coop CEO crashed into her. Law & Crime.
The trial will decide who is liable for damages, which started at $3.1m but were reduced to a $300,000 claim against Paltrow. She is seeking one dollar in damages and to cover legal fees.
The trial begins on Tuesday as lawyers for both sides prepare to deliver opening statements.
Paltrow recently faced backlash over her now-viral health routine and daily diet, which she put on a recent podcast with her doctor.
Court recesses for lunch
Court will reconvene at 3 PM EST.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 18:03
Defense says Terry Sanderson traveled the world after ‘permanent’ brain injury
The defense instructed the jury not to “feel sorry” for Mr Sanderson. In an attempt to undermine the plaintiff’s claim, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lawyers alleged that Mr Sanderson had traveled to more than a dozen countries since the 2016 ski accident.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:59
The defense alleges that the incident was caught in Kopro, but the evidence was not handed over
The defense argued during opening arguments that Sanderson sent the link to his daughter on the day of the accident.
“Dad, I can’t get over how unfortunate and how crazy this is … I’m so glad you’re okay,” his daughter said.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:47
Sky victim texts ‘I’m famous’ minutes after bumping into Gwyneth Paltrow
Eight hours after the crash, which left him with permanent brain damage, Mr Sanderson texted his daughter: “I’m famous.”
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:38
The defense understates claims for serious injuries
Ms Paltrow’s lawyers argued that Terri Sanderson was exaggerating the extent of her injuries, saying her alleged brain death was actually the result of aging and pre-existing problems.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:35
Gwyneth Paltrow appears in court over 2016 ski accident
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:32
Gwyneth Paltrow’s children and husband to testify
Ms Paltrow’s children Apple and Moses Martin will testify, the defense said.
They were 11 and 9 years old respectively at the time of the accident.
Brad Falczuk, Ms Paltrow’s TV writer husband, is expected to take the stand.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:20
Skiing is a ‘passionate’ activity for Gwyneth Paltrow, lawyer says
Defense lawyers said during opening arguments that on the fateful day of the crash, Ms Paltrow had organized a “mixer” with her children and the children of her then-boyfriend, now-husband Brad Falchuk.
He argued that this was one of the first times he returned to skiing after his father’s death.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 17:15
Gwyneth Paltrow’s accuser walks out during opening arguments
Prosecutors asked Terry Sanderson to leave the courtroom during arguments because they “didn’t want to rub his nose in his own problems.”
Prosecutors Lawrence Buhler said Mr Sanderson was “no longer charming” and had suffered greatly from injuries sustained during the crash.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 16:58
Plaintiff’s daughters and girlfriend to testify
Terry Sanderson’s attorneys said his two daughters and ex-girlfriend will testify about the brain injuries he suffered during the ski accident.
Andrea Blanco21 March 2023 16:54