According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Amber Heard sues her former insurerNew York Marine and General Insurance Co. refuse to pay compensation established in the defamation lawsuit filed against Johnny Deppalthough she is an actress million dollar policy.
However, the policy in question does not represent even a quarter of the debt owed to Depp. On June 1, a jury in Fairfax Court in Virginia ruled that Heard had lied to her ex-husband and had to pay for it. 10 million 5 million more in compensatory damages and punitive damages, although the latter is reduced 350 thousand dollars To meet the Virginia legal limit.
After the decision was announced, Amber asked New York Marine and General Insurance Co. to use its policy to pay off some of Depp’s debt, but the insurer refused and sued the playerbecause the jury determined that Heard “willfully abused power” and therefore the policy could not be complied with.
For this reason, Amber Heard has decided to file a counterclaimarguing to the contrary. According to official documents, Amber The company has promised to pay Their “whatever” defenses cost up to a million dollars because it was an “unconditional” deal and was not honored.
Johnny Depp’s ex-wife pointed out that the company “turned its back” on him by trying to clean their hands. breach of contract and a breach of his word, especially since the actress hired him while his company was in the middle of legal proceedings against the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ protagonist.
The Trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Then controversial essay Lasting eight weeks between April and June, a seven-person jury on television decided that the ‘Aquaman’ actor vilified On all three counts, Depp.
Jurors awarded his musician friend $10 million in damages and $5 million in punitive damages, before Fairfax County Judge Penney Azcarate lowered the latter to the state’s legal limit of $350,000.
The 36-year-old actress won one of the 3 lawsuits she filed against her ex-wife.The jury found that Depp, through his attorney, Adam Waldman, had defamed him, calling his allegations about a 2016 incident “a trap, a hoax.”
And he won $2 million in damages, but received zero punitive damages and outstripped Heard. 8.35 million out of pocket.
Johnny Depp takes an explosive step forward in his appeals case against Amber Heard
After Johnny Depp was caught in a new look and Amber Heard seems to lead a quiet life and away from the media SpainThe former couple is back in the United States to give them something to talk about.
Johnny Depp took an explosive step attractive from the decision 2 million dollars The jury awarded Amber Heard in her defamation trial last spring.
In an appeal to the Virginia Court of Appeals on Wednesday, November 2, the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor called the jury’s decision to pay Heard “wrong”.
This seemed to be the final step in the contentious legal battle between Heard and Depp, who sued his ex-wife, who described him as a libel in a 2018 editorial by The Washington Post, for defamation. victim of domestic abuse and about feeling “the full force of our culture’s anger at the women who are raising their voices”.
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