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Gwyneth Paltrow Sued for $3.1 Million Over Ski Accident

Academy Award-Winning Actress and owner of Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow has recently made headlines in the snow sports world. Apparently, Paltrow is being sued for a skiing hit and run that took place at Utah’s Deer Valley Ski Resort in 2016. The plaintiff, Dr. Terry Sanderson, claims that the actress skied out of control and crashed into him from behind, per KUTV News.

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Sanderson states that from the accident he suffered a brain injury, four broken ribs, and other serious injuries, for which Paltrow accepted no responsibility at the time of the incident. A witness to the crash agrees with Sanderson. In a taped statement he asserts that Sanderson’s skis weren’t even moving when Paltrow slammed into him from behind.

However, there are two sides to every story. Paltrow’s instructor argues that Sanderson himself was to blame for the crash. Paltrow’s attorney also argues that the actress was downhill when the incident occurred, and multiple eyewitnesses back up Paltrow’s statement. Paltrow herself released a statement saying, “the lawsuit is completely without merit. Anyone who reads the facts will realize that."

The lawsuit also extends to Deer Valley, in which Eric Christiansen, a former employee of Deer Valley, and two other resort employees are being blamed for failing to help Sanderson and filing a false report. Sanderson is suing for $3.1 million.

I believe the witness said “Sanderson’s skis weren’t moving” after she knocked him out by driving him into the ground from behind.

“People who sue ski areas should be shot.”, Scott Schmidt.

    Well, sounds like a pretty extreme remedy and would doom you to a life of being constantly an unwilling participant in face-down activities in your cell. Can you imagine a scenario of a Ski Resort conspiring to protect celebrities that would justify it?

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there are always two sides to every story, and accidents happen. how much do you want to bet that if she wasn’t a celebrity this wouldn’t be happening. roofing contractors

    You are so right! Only celebrities think they can be above the law by expecting both their ski instructors and the resort to falsify their reports to protect her from at least some jail time! If she was innocent, why didn’t she and the ski Instructors stay with him to send for a ski patroller instead of going to lunch?

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