Gwyneth Paltrow testifies in skiing accident
Paltrow is testifying about the details of the crash, which happened in 2016.
Gwyneth Paltrow appeared at the bar of the civil lawsuit for a skiing accident which occurred more than seven years ago.
Paltrow testified on Friday about the details of the accident, which happened on February 26, 2016.
Terry Sanderson, a retired optometrist, filed a lawsuit in January 2019 accusing Paltrow of ramming him on the slopes of Deer Valley ski resort in Utah, claiming he was “seriously injured ” Consequently.
In an amended lawsuit filed in February 2019, Sanderson changed the value of the damages he seeks in the lawsuit from $3.1 million to $300,000.
Sanderson’s initial complaint claims that Paltrow “lost control and hit the back of Terry Sanderson, another skier, who was downhill, knocking him down hard, knocking him out and causing him brain damage, four broken ribs and other serious injuries. “
Paltrow filed a countersuit in which she claimed it was Sanderson who rammed into her, dealing a “full body blow” when he “bushed her back.”
The award-winning actress called Sanderson’s lawsuit an “attempt to exploit her fame and wealth”. Paltrow said her injuries were “relatively minor” and that she was only seeking “nominal damages” of $1 plus her attorney’s fees from Sanderson for defending “this baseless claim.”
So far in the trial, the jury has heard opening remarks from attorneys for Paltrow and Sanderson as well as testimony from a slew of doctors, including Dr. Wendell Gibby, Dr. Sam Goldstein, Dr. Alina Fong and Dr. Richard Boehme. – as well as a witness, Sanderson’s defense claims to be the only witness to the accident. Sanderson’s ex-girlfriend and two of his daughters also spoke, as did Sanderson’s son-in-law’s brother.
Paltrow’s attorney said Goop CEO husband Brad Falchuk, who was her boyfriend at the time of the crash, and her two children, daughter Apple and son Moses, will speak at the trial.