Gwyneth Paltrow Grilled by Plaintiff’s Lawyer “Kristin Vanorman” During Ski Collision Trial4 min read
Kristin Vanorman goes viral on the internet for grilling actress Gwyneth Paltrow. In the ongoing ski collision trial, Gwyneth Paltrow took the stand on March 24 to testify. Terry Sanderson sued Paltrow for $3.1 million in 2019 on the grounds that she collided with him during a skiing accident in 2016. The accident resulted in a permanent traumatic brain injury, Sanderson said. Sanderson countersued Paltrow and claimed that the latter had struck her instead. In addition to seeking reimbursement of her legal fees, the actress sought $1 in damages. During Paltrow’s testimony on Friday, Sanderson’s lawyer Kristin Vanorman made headlines for grilling her.
"He struck me in the back, yes. That's exactly what happened." #GwynethPaltrow grilled over her account of the ski crash with Terry Sanderson.— Court TV (@CourtTV) March 25, 2023
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She claimed Sanderson struck her instead while on the ski slope, not colliding with her. This was the main point of the testimony. Her knowledge of ski rules and the events leading up to the ski accident were the topics of Kristin Vanorman’s nearly hour-long questioning. After a skiing collision, Vanorman asked Paltrow if she knew how contact information should be exchanged. Upon Paltrow’s assertion that Sanderson was at fault and her instructor told her to provide Sanderson with her information, the attorney asked her: Do you know that skiing requires sharing information in the event of a collision?
While on the stand being questioned by one of #TerrySanderson's attorney, Actress @GwynethPaltrowasserted that she did not believe an eyewitness' testimony of his version of the ski collision because he is color blind. pic.twitter.com/QzqEAwLJAw— Law&Crime Network (@LawCrimeNetwork) March 24, 2023Advertisement
Kristin Vanorman: Who Is She? A Video Of Gwyneth Paltrow Being Grilled By An Attorney During A Trial For A Ski Accident Goes Viral
Kristin Vanorman practices law at the Salt Lake City law firm Strong & Hanni. Licensed to practice law for over 25 years, she graduated with honours from the Reuben J. Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. In state and federal courts, the lawyer has tried and arbitrated hundreds of cases. Her areas of expertise include labour and employment law, government liability, and transportation. Having studied employment law and harassment investigations, Vanorman has expertise in employee training as well, according to her online profile. Among other things, she has extensive experience in transportation-related cases, including personal injury, brain injury, and wrongful death. Besides being a member of DRI and UDLA, Vanorman is also the Utah State Chair of the Council on Litigation Management. In addition, she represents Utah on the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been named a member of Utah’s Legal Elite. On March 24, Gwyneth Paltrow testified in her ongoing ski collision trial. Paltrow is being sued by Terry Sanderson for $3.1 million in 2019. Sanderson claims she collided with him and caused him to suffer permanent brain damage during a 2016 accident at the Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. Paltrow countersued Sanderson, claiming that he had crashed into her instead. Her legal fees were to be repaid and she demanded $1 in damages.
Paltrow was grilled during her testimony by Sanderson’s lawyer Kristin Vanorman on Friday. A key point of Paltrow’s testimony was that she denied colliding with Sanderson and claimed the latter struck her on the ski slope instead. As they spoke, Vanorman spent nearly an hour asking the actress about the events preceding the ski accident and what she knew about ski rules. After questioning Paltrow about her relationship with Taylor Swift, Vanorman asked if her $1 countersuit was inspired by Swift’s 2017 case against radio DJ David Mueller. It was even suggested that Gwyneth Paltrow send Swift “intimate gifts” for Christmas before the judge said she could choose to decline the question. Kristin Vanorman told Gwyneth Paltrow during her depositions that the former “lied under oath several times” during the trial, and she dropped her jaw. Vanorman changed her words from “slanderous” to “prior inconsistent statements” when Paltrow’s lawyer called it “slanderous.” The Paltrow team still hasn’t called any witnesses. Recently, Kristin Vanorman went viral online after grilling Gwyneth Paltrow during a ski collision trial involving a 2016 ski accident in Utah’s Deer Valley Resort. Twitter users also shared moments during Vanorman’s testimony when he interacted with Paltrow. Terry Sanderson’s attorneys mentioned at the end of Friday’s proceedings that they would likely have the plaintiff testify on Monday before resting their case.
GWYNETH PALTROW AND TAYLOR SWIFT THIS IS CINEMA pic.twitter.com/mCn03sjouE— Sabb⸆⸉🥀ᗢ (@theronsswift) March 24, 2023
It's a civil lawsuit. There are no prosecutors! The women she asked is the plaintiffs lawyer Kristin VanOrman.— Truthseeker 🏴☠️ (@XoxoAudrey4ever) March 25, 2023
You can at least try to get basic legal stuff right, when you cover trials. https://t.co/QAUQqs8GdX
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