Tiger Woods’ ex-girlfriend Erica Herman is dropping her $30 million lawsuit against the PGA Tour star’s estate, according to a report.
The 39-year-old golf icon dismissed the case pending the outcome of his latest appeal of a judge’s order to toss a separate lawsuit filed against him, which sought to void a non-disclosure agreement alleging sexual harassment, according to documents obtained by the New York Post.
Herman filed a $30 million lawsuit last October against the Jupiter Island Irrevocable Homestead Trust, which is the legal owner of the Woods’ mansion in Hobe Sound, Florida, where the two lived together.
She alleges that he tricked her into leaving the Florida mansion where they had been together for six years after their split in October.
He claimed he had an oral agreement with Woods’ trust – the Jupiter Island Irrevocable Homestead Trust – which is the legal owner of his mansion in Hobe Sound where the two lived together, allowing him to live on the property for 11 years.
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A hearing was scheduled for August, but court documents filed June 29 announced that it was canceled because Herman dismissed the case.
‘The plaintiff, Erica Herman, through her undersigned counsel, hereby dismisses her complaint without prejudice, pending the disposition of the appeal in Herman v. Woods, filed on October 26, 2022,’ the filing reads, according to the Post, ‘and her Determining whether claims are arbitrable.’
The dismissal notice comes as Herman filed his second appeal against a Florida judge’s decision to toss out his separate lawsuit seeking to revoke a 2017 NDA alleging sexual harassment.
His lawsuit against the 15-time major winner was twice dismissed by a Florida state judge — first in May, then in June.
In Herman’s $30 million tenancy suit, filed in October, she said she should have been allowed to stay in the home for another five years but that Woods used ‘deception’ after breaking up with her, leaving her with ‘serious’ emotional harm.
The complaint states that he provided ‘valuable services’ at Woods’ request as part of an ‘oral tenancy agreement’, which gave him the right to live in the property for a ‘specified period of time’, and claims he still had a property. Right to live in the property for another five years.
Herman alleged that former world No. 1 Woods convinced him to go on a short vacation and when he arrived at the airport, his representatives told him he was locked out.
Herman also claimed that Woods’ representatives removed $40,000 of his money and made ‘insulting and defamatory allegations’ about how he got the money.
Herrmann has been seen regularly attending events such as the Ryder Cup with Woods
Herman, 39, dated Woods, 47, for five years before calling it all off on Oct. 13, 2022.
Woods’ lawyers disputed the claims last week, saying he never negotiated a written or verbal tenancy agreement with her and that he lived at the property as a ‘guest’ of the golfing icon.
They also claimed that Woods arranged for Herman to stay at a local luxury resort and paid for her to apply for a new residence after their split in October.
Woods and Herman have been together for six years after first meeting at the Presidents Cup in New Jersey in October 2017.
She served as general manager at the restaurant — a pop-up at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles, California, where Woods recently returned to competitive golf for the first time since the British Open last July — owned by her boyfriend.
Woods’ lawyers previously said she broke things off on Oct. 13, 2022, and Herman ‘responded to the breakup by filing this lawsuit.’
They added that her claim to stay at the property was ‘directly adverse’ to the interests of Woods and her children, who live at home with the professional golfer.
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