When Johnny Depp sued the Aquaman actress, she had nearly $1 million with an insurance company in New York. The policy also included a “defamation” clause. But the company now asserts that it will not pay for “deliberate and malicious acts” and also states that Amber has made changes to its defense that were not initially agreed upon in the contract.
“As an insurer, we are not responsible for the loss caused by the intentional acts of the insured,” the company states in its legal documents. The insurance company is now asking a Los Angeles court to rule that they cannot be held liable for coughing up (some) the money Heard owed her ex-husband.
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The actress’s defense declined to comment on this new lawsuit. But her lawyer said last month that Heard “certainly cannot afford” to pay the damages and costs incurred as a result of the trial. Its legal costs have already risen to more than 5.9 million euros. However, the actress does not give up the fight: she and her legal team want to continue the litigation, start the case again and Asking the court to overturn the decision† Her lawyers now have them File a formal appeal†
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