Monday, November 3, 2008
Keanu Reeves Wins Law Suit Filed By Paparazzo Alison Silva
November 3, 2008 (by Otto Smyth)
According to reports by auto accident lawyers in Los Angeles, after deliberating for approximately minutes Friday and three hours Monday a jury who has heard all the testimony and a video have decided in favor of Keanu Reeves in the suit against him.
The suit was filed by Alison Silva and argued by his attorney seeking a total of $711,974 in damages, which included hospital bills, lost wages and punitive damages after a March 2007 incident. Silva claimed that Reeves had struck him and knocked him down with Porsche Reeves was driving and doing permanent damage to his wrist.
The jury after hearing from both attorneys, testimony from Reeves, testimony from Silva and a video tape of Silva using the damaged wrist while climbing down from a chain link fence after taking pictures of Britney Spears. The court proceedings went on for five days and each of the days Reeves was present in the courtroom.
The decision by the jury against Silva means Keanu Reeves auto accident damages will not be paying any of the $711, 974. Silva had been suing Reeves.