PARK CITY, Utah — Gwyneth Paltrow’s attorney asked the man’s daughter suing the actor-turned-lifestyle influencer 2016 ski crash The missing GoPro camera footage they called the “most important piece of evidence” at Thursday’s trial.
Paltrow’s attorney, Steve Owens, told one of the man’s daughters, Polly Grasham, that they had exchanged emails with their father about the mysterious footage and that a lawsuit had been filed against Paltrow because she was famous. I asked about sex.
No GoPro footage was found and was not included as evidence in the trial.
“I’m famous…what will it cost?” Terry Sanderson, a 76-year-old retired optometrist suing Paltrow, wrote in the subject line of an email to his family after the crash: I’m here.
Sanderson is seeking more than $300,000 in damages, alleging he recklessly ran into him with a ski seven years ago during a beginner’s run at Deer Valley Resort, breaking his ribs and giving him a concussion. is suing Paltrow. Paltrow countersued, claiming Sanderson caused the crash and seeking $1 and attorney fees.
The trial took increasingly personal notes on the third day of proceedings, as Sanderson’s daughter and a neuropsychologist testified about his declining health.
Sanderson’s attorneys tried to convince jurors that the collision would change the course of the client’s life, leave brain damage, and damage relationships with loved ones.
Paltrow’s attorneys questioned whether Glasham and neuropsychologist Dr. Alina Fong could say with certainty that Sanderson’s slump was not the result of aging or her documented pre-crash conditions. We asked Glasham about his father’s anger issues, divorce, and estranged relationship with another daughter who hasn’t testified in court.
Paltrow previously called the lawsuit an attempted take advantage of her fame and fameOn Thursday, her lead attorney, Steve Owens, asked Grasham why her father sent her a message mentioning her fame.
“It’s a bit like his character, downplaying the seriousness of the situation,” Grasham said of the email.
Owens describes his “obsession” with the Sanderson case and clashes with celebrities like Paltrow, the Oscar-winning star of “Shakespeare in Love” and the founder and CEO of wellness company Goop. explored whether he thinks is “cool”.
Sanderson is also expected to testify about the lasting effects of the crash. yeah.
Paltrow is scheduled to be summoned to testify on Friday or early next week when the eight-day trial continues.
The proceedings so far have been from skier etiquette The power and burden of celebrities. The amount both sides are betting pales in comparison to the typical legal costs of multi-year lawsuits and trials with many expert witnesses. Sanderson’s attorney told jurors on Thursday that the trial was about “value, not cost.”
During the first two days of the trial, lawyers debated whether Sanderson or Paltrow went down the slope during the clash.Sanderson Attorneys and Expert Medical Witnesses explained His injuries were likely caused by someone crashing into him from behind. They attributed the noticeable change in Sanderson’s mental vision to injuries from that day.
Paltrow’s attorneys tried to explain that Sanderson was not the result of an accident, but was 76 years old, declining according to the normal course of aging. They have yet to call their own witnesses to testify, but they plan to call Paltrow’s husband Brad Falchuk and her two children, Moses and Apple, to the stand in opening statements for the jury. be.