Ore’s suit: Sherwood beat me
$5.5 million is sought from congressman
By KEVIN AMERMAN
U.S. Rep. Don Sherwood repeatedly punched and choked a Maryland woman during a “five-year intimate relationship” with her, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Cynthia Ore, 29, of Rockville, Md., says that after each “unprovoked and vicious attack” Sherwood, 64, promised he wouldn’t do it again and begged her leave him, according to the four-count lawsuit filed by Patrick M.not to Regan, a prominent Washington, D.C., attorney.
The lawsuit, filed in Superior Court of the District of Columbia, asks for $5.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages and accuses the congressman of assault and battery, gross negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
It also says Ore plans to pursue obtaining a restraining order against Sherwood, R-Tunkhannock, forbidding him from having contact with her Sherwood assaulted Ore inside his Hill House apartment, a complex occupied mostly by members of Congress, on the morning of June 24, 2004. …
…According to the suit:
Sherwood assaulted Ore inside his Hill House apartment, a complex occupied mostly by members of Congress, on the morning of June 24, 2004.
Sherwood, who is married and has three daughters, struck Ore on her face and body with a closed fist while she attempted to sleep and he began “violently choking her.”
Thursday, June 16, 2005
Looks like McDade's successor Sherwood's campaign war chest will have some new hands reaching in. From the Northeast Pennsylvania TimesLeader
Posted by tiger red at 3:57 PM