Erica Herman’s authorized circumstances towards Tiger Woods boils right down to her strategic use of publicity towards her ex-beau. As Ted Spaulding, private damage legal professional and founding father of the Atlanta-based agency, Spaulding Harm Regulation, instructed Nicki Swift completely, Herman is relying on Woods’ aversion to adverse media consideration. Relating to her $30 million lawsuit, Spaulding attributed the big sum to the truth that “it’s a declare over a five-year span to residing preparations in a house that’s value a minimum of $100 million.” He additionally emphasised the importance of Herman submitting “in open court docket as an alternative of utilizing the arbitration clause.” Spaulding believed that Woods would probably settle together with her. “Tiger won’t need the publicity,” the legal professional stated.
As for her request to void the non-disclosure settlement (NDA) on the grounds of alleged sexual assault and/or harassment, Spaulding additionally believes Herman has leverage. Whereas it is perhaps troublesome for Herman to show sexual assault or harassment from Tiger per Florida regulation, there might be “a jury query merely on whether or not the NDA is enforceable or not,” in response to the legal professional. In that case, Spaulding shared, The soiled laundry about potential assault and harassment will likely be aired in public. Does Tiger need to undergo all of that?”