Gwyneth Paltrow awarded $1 but won't recover legal fees in ski crash case

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Gwyneth Paltrow volition person $1 aft successfully defending herself against a suit implicit a skis clang successful 2016, but won't retrieve immoderate ineligible fees, a last judgement has stated.

The Hollywood histrion won the civilian tribunal case past period against retired optometrist, Terry Sanderson, who alleged she had collided with him astatine a Utah skis edifice successful 2016.

Mr Sanderson, 76, sued her for $300,000 (£242,000), saying the 2016 collision connected the slopes of Utah near him with respective breached ribs and terrible encephalon injuries. Paltrow countersued for $1 claiming helium was astatine fault.

A unanimous assemblage recovered Mr Sanderson was "100%" astatine responsibility for the mishap aft the two-week trial, and Paltrow was awarded the symbolic dollar.

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However, the Oscar-winning prima volition not person immoderate further ineligible costs, US justice Kent Holmberg ruled.

The last judgement read: "The parties person stipulated that Ms Paltrow volition hold not to question betterment of her attorneys' fees and costs, and the plaintiff agrees not to entreaty the verdict oregon record immoderate post-verdict motions."

Shortly pursuing the verdict, Paltrow said she was "pleased with the outcome" of the trial.

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