Gwyneth Paltrow appears in court over a ski accident in Utah
Actor Gwyneth Paltrow has been charged with fleeing the scene of a skiing collision after allegedly robbing a retired doctor who was seriously injured.
Paltrow claims she was hit from behind by another skier who had minor injuries, while Terry Sanderson, 76, a retired ophthalmologist, claims it was Paltrow who rammed him in a “full body blow” while she was skiing on the slopes of Park City, Utah. .
He says the movie star and CEO of Goop hit him so hard that he was left with “permanent traumatic brain injury, four broken ribs, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress and disfigurement,” according to Law and crime.
The trial will determine who is responsible for damages that started at $3.1 million but have since been reduced to the $300,000 claim against Paltrow. She is seeking $1 in damages and to cover her legal fees.
Witness Craig Ramone testified on Tuesday that Ms Paltrow left “three to four minutes” after the collision and did not offer to help Mr Sanderson, who was reportedly face down in the snow and unconscious.
The ski collision lawsuit dragged on for years
In a case that has dragged on for years since his 2016 incident, Sanderson has sued Paltrow for $300,000 — claiming that the incident in Park City was the result of negligence, leaving him with physical injuries and emotional distress.
At ski resorts, the skier coming off the slopes has the right-of-way, so the main question in the case is who was furthest from the beginner’s run when the collision occurred. Both Paltrow and Sanderson claim in court filings that they were on a more insane streak when the other bumped into them.
Sanderson also accused Deer Valley and its employees of engaging in a “cover-up” by failing to provide complete information on accident reports and not following the resort’s safety policies.
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Retired ophthalmologist Terry Sanderson has suffered injuries that include “permanent traumatic brain injury” and “four broken ribs.”
Sanderson, 76, says it was the movie star and CEO of Goop who bumped into him, and with such force she was left with “permanent traumatic brain injury, four broken ribs, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress and disfigurement,” according to Sanderson. Law and crime.
Mr. Sanderson was 69 years old at the time of the accident.
The two are now heading to trial to decide who should pay the damages, with proceedings set to begin on March 21
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The defense claims the incident was caught on a GoPro but the evidence was not handed over
The defense argued during opening arguments Tuesday that Sanderson sent a link to his daughter on the day of the accident.
“Dad,” said his daughter, “I can’t how unlucky and crazy this all is… I’m so glad you’re okay.”
Sanderson’s attorneys did not address the alleged recording of the incident.
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The defense seeks to downplay the retired ophthalmologist’s claims of serious injuries
The defense ordered the jury “not to feel sorry for” Mr. Sanderson.
In an effort to undermine the plaintiff’s claim, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lawyers have alleged that Mr Sanderson has traveled to more than ten countries since the 2016 skiing accident.
The defense argued that Terry Sanderson was exaggerating the degree of his injuries, adding that his alleged brain damage was actually the result of aging and pre-existing brain damage.
Andrea BlancoMarch 22, 2023 05:00
Gwyneth Paltrow claims the retired ophthalmologist bumped into her
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s day on the slopes in Park City, Utah, was cut short seven years ago when she had to take some time off after bumping into another guy who got off a hill.
While she was climbing the hill on February 26, 2016, she was hit from behind by another skier. She was slightly injured, for which she says the man immediately apologized.
According to her, Terry Sanderson, 76, a retired ophthalmologist, said he could not remember clearly what happened after the “full blow to the body.” But for Paltrow, the incident is as clear as day.
His version of events is somewhat different.
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Judge reprimands reporter for taking pictures of Gwyneth Paltrow in a trial courtroom in a skiing accident
Paltrow’s lawyers complained that the photographer had taken pictures of her in the courtroom foyer.
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Who is plaintiff Terry Sanderson?
The accident occurred on the slopes of Mount Flagstaff, part of Deer Valley Resort near Park City, Utah, on February 26, 2016 when Paltrow and Dr. Terry Sanderson collided on a beginner’s course known as the Bandana Run.
Mr. Sanderson then filed a compensation claim in January 2019 and is seeking $300,000 in damages for his injuries, prompting Paltrow to file a counterclaim seeking a token $1 in case she wins and covers her legal expenses.
Sanderson insists the movie star hit him on the slopes after he raced downhill in “out of control” According to Court TV.
It struck him in the back with such force, he claimed, that it left “a permanent traumatic brain injury, four broken ribs, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress and disfigurement”.
In his complaint, the plaintiff argues that Paltrow “got up, turned and drove away,” leaving him “stunned, sprawled out in the snow, grievously injured” without calling for help.
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The experience of a skiing accident in 2016 isn’t the only controversy the Goop mogul has faced.
The IndependentKit Ng reports:
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Gwyneth Paltrow leaves court after the first day of her ski accident trial
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Brad Falchuk, husband of Gwyneth Paltrow, the Kidz, Apple and Moses, to testify
The actor’s attorney Stephen Owens told the court that the trip to Deer Valley “was an emotional affair” for Paltrow after her father’s death in 2002.
“So it was an emotional issue because she started getting back into skiing and she did it because she wanted her kids to learn as well as she did,” Owens said in his opening argument.
He told the court that Ms. Paltrow’s husband, Falchuk, who is 52, was also present in Utah on the day of the accident.
“And [Falchuk] Mr. Wiens told the court. “And this was really their first outing to kind of a hybrid trip, see if this might work. So it was a special time and it was a beautiful day.”
Mr. Owens described the skateboarding group on February 26, 2016 as, “She, Brad, is now her husband who you will hear from, daughter Apple, who you will hear from, Moses, who you will hear from.”
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