Tiger Woods’ Ex-Girlfriend Information Lawsuit, Seeks Launch From 2017 Settlement

Tiger Woods' Ex-Girlfriend Files Lawsuit, Seeks Release From 2017 Agreement

Erica Herman lived with Tiger Woods at his Florida mansion till late 2022. (File)


Tiger Woods’s ex-girlfriend has filed a lawsuit in search of to be launched from a nondisclosure settlement she says the golf famous person made her signal at the beginning of their relationship in 2017, court docket filings confirmed Wednesday.

Erica Herman, who lived with the 15-time main winner at his Florida mansion till late 2022, filed the request within the Circuit Court docket of the nineteenth Judicial Circuit in Martin County, Florida.

In line with court docket data seen by AFP, Herman’s attorneys argue that the NDA she was required to signal is “invalid and unenforceable” beneath US federal laws generally known as the Communicate Out Act.

The regulation, which grew to become efficient final 12 months within the wake of the MeToo motion, makes nondisclosure agreements unenforceable in circumstances involving sexual assault and harassment.

Herman’s case filings don’t go into additional particulars and there are not any particular allegations in opposition to Woods.

However in response to a query on the court docket submitting which reads “Does this case contain allegations of sexual abuse?” Herman’s attorneys have checked the field marked “Sure”.

Herman’s bid to waive her NDA settlement marks an escalation of a authorized dispute with Woods which started final October, however has gone largely unreported within the US media.

In court docket filings additionally seen by AFP, Herman’s legal professionals have sued the Jupiter Island Irrevocable Homestead Belief, which is the authorized entity that owns Woods’s dwelling in Florida.

Herman’s go well with alleges that “brokers” for Woods duped her into leaving the mansion final 12 months by telling her to organize for a trip.

“By trickery, brokers of the defendant (Woods) satisfied the plaintiff (Herman) to pack a suitcase for a brief trip and, when she arrived on the airport, they advised her she had been locked out of her residence,” the court docket submitting mentioned.

Herman’s legal professionals declare Woods is in violation of an “oral tenancy settlement” permitting her to reside within the mansion — reportedly value $54 million — and are suing for damages.

The authorized dispute threatens to pull Woods’ non-public life into the media highlight as soon as once more, 14 years after the intercourse scandal which nearly destroyed his profession and shocked the sporting world.

Woods’ squeaky-clean picture imploded in 2009 after revelations of a number of infidelities, resulting in his divorce from his first spouse Elin Nordegren in 2010.

Since that scandal, Woods has slowly rebuilt his profession, profitable the Masters in 2019 to finish a fairytale comeback after years of accidents and a number of surgical procedures.

He confronted a recent setback in 2021 when he was concerned in a severe rollover crash in California which once more imperilled his enjoying profession earlier than making one other comeback to main championship golf final 12 months on the Masters.

{The golfing} icon shouldn’t be enjoying at this week’s Gamers Championship in Florida however is on file as stating that he hopes to play in April’s Masters in Augusta.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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