Gwyneth Paltrow arrived at a Utah courtroom Tuesday for the skiing accident lawsuit filed against her in 2019.
Paltrow has been sued for $300,000 by a retired optometrist, who claims the actress skied in to him from behind at the Deer Valley resort.
Terry Sanderson accused the Goop founder of skiing off after the accident – which left him with a “permanent traumatic brain injury, 4 broken ribs, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life,” along with emotional distress and disfigurement, according to the lawsuit obtained by Fox News Digital.
“Paltrow got up, turned and skied away, leaving Sanderson stunned, lying in the snow, seriously injured,” according to the complaint, which was filed in 2019. “A Deer Valley ski instructor, who had been training Ms. Paltrow, but who did not see the crash, skied over, saw the injured Sanderson and skied off, falsely accusing Sanderson of having caused the crash.”
Deer Valley Resort’s safety policies instruct skiers to “stop at the scene and render reasonable assistance” if involved in a collision on the slopes. The law requires skiers who have experienced a collision to give their name and permanent address to a resort employee before leaving the scene, according to Deer Valley Resort…. (Read more)