Gwyneth Paltrow ski crash trial Day 3
The alleged victim of Gwyneth Paltrow’s ski slope crash tried to overcome the brain injury she suffered as a result of the smash but was unable to, a court has heard.
Official proceedings kicked off with testimony from Terry Sanderson’s neuropsychologist Dr. Alina Fong who said he had been an ‘ideal patient’ who showed no sign of ‘malingering’ or faking his injuries.
Dr. Fong said: ‘Terry showed up to every appointment on time, he gave his best effort. He had 32 hours of therapy – he was an ideal patient. I got to see him every day.
‘There was no suggestion he was malingering or in any way faking it – it was quite the opposite. He doesn’t want to be sick and he was willing to do everything he could. ,
She also described how Sanderson had suffered a panoply of symptoms, among them pain and personality changes that affected his life.
Day 3 of Gwyneth Paltrow’s ski accident trial kicked off with testimony from Terry Sanderson’s neuropsychologist Dr. Alina Fong
Thursday’s proceedings will hear from Sanderson’s daughters Shae Herath and Polly Grasham before Sanderson himself begins his account of the crash at 4pm
Dr. Fong said she had encouraged him to travel, albeit with companions, as a way to help him overcome his problems.
She said: ‘He was reporting a myriad of symptoms including cognitive issues – he wasn’t thinking as clearly as he was before.
‘He reported personality changes, pain, headaches that he didn’t have before. These were quite significantly affecting his life – his personal relationships, his family life.
‘His self-confidence. It was affecting him on so many levels. He loved life, traveling.