Tiger Woods lately received a significant authorized battle along with his ex-girlfriend Eric Herman, however the argument continues.
Herman filed a lawsuit in March to get it faraway from a non-disclosure settlement she signed when she started courting Woods in 2017. Herman argued that the NDA ought to not be enforceable due to the state speak-out regulation that was launched to guard victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment.
In a earlier submitting, Herman claimed that she and Woods had an oral settlement that she might reside at Tiger’s mansion in Hobe Sound, Florida, for a mixed 11 years. Herman says Woods broke up along with her a number of months in the past after which “tricked” her into leaving the home. She’s aiming for $30 million.
Woods countered that Herman couldn’t take him to court docket as a result of the NDA states that any disputes between the 2 should be resolved by arbitration. A Florida decide dominated in favor of Woods final month, ordering the case to be settled behind closed doorways with an arbitrator.
Herman petitioned the court docket for a reconsideration, however was once more denied by the identical decide two weeks later. In accordance with a brand new report by USA In the present day’s Brent Schrotenboer, Herman appealed once more final Friday, saying she’s going to take her case to the Fourth Circuit Court docket of Appeals in Florida.
Florida Choose Elizabeth A. Metzger, who ordered the case to be referred to arbitration, mentioned Herman’s allegations of sexual assault have been “obscure and flimsy.” Metzger wrote in her ruling that Herman did not “factually substantiate any allegation of sexual assault or sexual harassment.”
Tiger’s attorneys mentioned Herman voluntarily eliminated her belongings from the 15-time main champion’s house. Woods mentioned there was no settlement on how lengthy Herman ought to reside with him.
Herman and Woods introduced their relationship in 2017. Herman appeared to have shut ties with Tiger’s household for a time and was seen supporting him at massive occasions.