A jury has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former optometrist who sued Paltrow for injuring him when the two collided at a Utah ski resort.
PARK CITY, Utah — Gwyneth Paltrow has won a legal battle over a 2016 skiing crash at a gorgeous ski resort in Utah.
A jury dismissed Terry Sanderson, a retired optometrist. sued Paltrow Regarding the injuries they suffered when they crashed in the Beginner Run at Deer Valley Ski Resort, Live streaming of court testimony it claimed An obsession with pop culture.
“I felt my integrity was compromised by acquiescing to the false allegations,” Paltrow said in a statement released by her rep. She also thanked the judges and juries for their work.
As Paltrow was leaving the courtroom, she touched Sanderson’s shoulder and said, “I wish you well.”
In a statement read outside the courtroom, her attorney, Steve Owens, said, “Gwyneth has a history of standing up for what she believes. This situation is no exception and she is doing the right thing. I will stand up for
Actor Paltrow, who has turned into a celebrity wellness entrepreneur in recent years, looked at his lawyers with a pursed smile as a judge read out the verdict of an eight-man jury in a Park City courtroom. sat eagerly through two weeks of testimony in what became the biggest celebrity lawsuit since Actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard face off last year.
The attorney fees Paltrow requested in the counterclaim were not included in the jury’s verdict, leaving the Park City judge to decide the majority of the final ruling.
The dismissal ended two weeks of court proceedings, which were primarily concerned with reputation rather than the monetary damages at issue in this lawsuit. Paltrow’s attorney described the complaint against her as “total her BS” and portrayed him as the Goop founder and her CEO as a vulnerable person like no other. bottom. unfair and frivolous litigation because of her celebrity.
Paltrow stood as a witness during the trial claim conflict It’s not her fault, explaining how she was surprised when she felt “a body pressed against me and a very strange moan”.
During the trial, this word “Uphill” means “guilty, Lawyers focused on a little-known skiing code of conduct that stipulates that skiers ahead of them on downhills or slopes have priority.
Audiences around the world followed the celebrity trial like a TV episode. Viewers scrutinized both Paltrow’s and Sanderson’s motives, and lawyers questioned the witnesses, but it had less to do with the conflict and more often with the client’s reputation.
After the verdict, Sanderson questioned whether the lawsuit was worth it, speaking to reporters, believing that people naturally tend to trust celebrities like Paltrow.
The trial took place in Park City, a resort town known for hosting annual events. Sundance Film Festival, Early in her career, Paltrow appeared at the premieres of her films, including 1998’s “Sliding Door,” where she was known primarily as an actor rather than a lifestyle influencer. Her Paltrow is also known for her roles in her films ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and ‘Iron Man’.
The jury’s decision represents a stinging court defeat for Sanderson, who has sued more than $300,000 for injuries sustained when Paltrow crashed on a novice run. I blamed it. Sanderson, 76, had four broken ribs and suffered a concussion after two fell down a slope and Paltrow landed on top of him.
He filed an amended complaint after an earlier $3.1 million lawsuit was dismissed. In response, Paltrow countersued, seeking $1 and attorney fees. It’s a symbolic action that mirrors Taylor’s Swift response to the radio host’s defamation lawsuit. Swift won him $1 in 2017.
Paltrow’s defense team represented Sanderson as an angry, old, uncaring man who has been “obsessed” with his lawsuit against Paltrow over the years. They claimed that Paltrow was not at fault in the crash, and that, with or without blame, Sanderson exaggerated the extent of his injuries.
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