Gwyneth Paltrow’s ski crash trial: Jury speaks out on why actress won case

Hours after an eight-man jury decided Gwyneth Paltrow used to be no fault in the 2016 Utah ski crash that a man claimed to have caused him brain damage, a jury member spoke out about why the actress won.

Samantha Imrie tells ABC news she believes Paltrow, 50, is telling the truth and she believes the story is told by 76-year-old retired ophthalmologist Terry Sanderson, who is suing Paltrow for $300,000 in damages (approx. $450,000), is “distorted”.

Imrie, 31, said in an interview: “I think in my heart, yes, this woman is an actress and I took that into account, but I don’t feel she has a reason to. what to swear by.” after The verdict was given on Thursday (Friday in Australia). “She’s always in the spotlight so she’s always had to be honest.”

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Gwyneth Paltrow has won a lawsuit against a man who sued her for $450,000 in damages. (Getty)

“It’s important that the public doesn’t think this is a win just because Gwyneth is a celebrity. I mean, this is based on evidence. This is based on the law,” said Imrie.

While Imrie, a nurse, says she believes Sanderson’s story has been “distorted,” she also said she doesn’t mean she thinks he’s lying.

Imrie said: “He told his truth and I think it’s unfortunate that some of that was distorted due to a number of other factors, but I think he didn’t intend to tell the truth. his truth”.

Imrie said she changed her mind several times during the trial, but photographic evidence that showed Sanderson traveling the world after the crash didn’t help his case, in his opinion. hers.

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What ultimately pushed Imrie toward Paltrow, she said, was an expert who discussed the logistics of grandstand skiing.

Jury delivers verdict in Utah judge after just over two hours of deliberationwith a trial period starting on March 21. During the trial period, Paltrow personally stood as a witness to testifySo is Sanderson.

In the end, it was decided that Sanderson was to blame “100 percent” for the collision and Paltrow was awarded the claimed $1 (about $1.50) amount she sued, plus with legal fees.

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Sanderson also spoke out after the jury’s decision, admitting that he now believes the lawsuit, watched by millions worldwide, isn’t worth the trouble.

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Terry Sanderson said he believes the spectacle of the trial was not worth it. (AP)

Speaking to reporters outside the courtroom, Sanderson said he was “very disappointed” by the outcome of the trial and said the trial’s medical history was exposed and emotional testimony from ex-girlfriend and his daughters, “absolutely not” worthy. trouble.

“Knowing that now, no,” Sanderson said of the trial that went viral and his private details made public, according to More. “I joked about dating sites, didn’t I? It’s like I’ll be online forever.”

During the trial, Sanderson told the court, “Well, I can never access another dating site. … It’s painful trying to sue a celebrity.”

Paltrow, meanwhile, chose not to speak outside the courtroom, but issued a statement following the ruling.

”I feel that agreeing to a false statement demonstrates my integrity,” Paltrow’s statement read.

“I am pleased with the outcome and I appreciate all the hard work of Judge Holmberg and the jury and thank them for their thoughtfulness in handling this case.”

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