Erica Herman voluntarily dismisses her $30 million lawsuit against Tiger Woods and the trust that owns his Florida mansion, stating that she was never a victim of sexual harassment or abuse.
Why it matters
The dropping of the lawsuits is significant as it clears Tiger Woods of the sexual harassment allegations made by his ex-girlfriend. It also highlights the importance of accurate and truthful claims in legal proceedings.
What the papers say
AP News states that Erica Herman dropped her lawsuits against Tiger Woods, clarifying that she never accused him of sexual harassment. The Independent provides similar information, mentioning that Woods' attorney declined to comment. The Times adds that Erica Herman had claimed that Woods pursued a sexual relationship with her while she was a waitress at his restaurant, but she now drops her sexual misconduct lawsuit against him.
How we got here
Erica Herman had filed a $30 million lawsuit against Tiger Woods and the trust that owns his Florida mansion, claiming that Woods promised she could live there until 2026 but kicked her out unexpectedly. She had also alleged sexual harassment and abuse by Woods and his agents. A separate lawsuit against Woods was rejected by a judge in May.
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