A judge in New Orleans ruled last week that Saints owner Tom Benson is mentally fit to manage his affairs, which means that there was no need to rescind his decision to change his will to make his current wife Gayle his heir rather than his daughter and grandchildren. Benson never took the stand during…
The daughter of the owner Tom Benson, joined by her two adult children, appealed a ruling by a state court judge that Benson was mentally fit to control the New Orleans Saints and his other businesses.
The daughter and grandchildren of Tom Benson are appealing last week's ruling that found the Saints and Pelicans owner mentally competent to make his own business decisions.
Estranged family members of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson reportedly filed an appeal on Wednesday after a judge ruled last week that the 87-year-old businessman remained mentally fit to manage his assets. Katherine...Show More Summary
Three relatives of New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson on Wednesday appealed a ruling by a state court judge who declared the 87-year-old billionaire mentally fit to control his major league sports teams and other businesses.
As owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, Tom Benson, is used to being in control. He worked his way up humble beginnings, starting as a used-car salesman, to owner of multiple car dealerships, banks, real estate, and a television station. Of course, Benson is most well-known for owning [...]
A New Orleans judge ruled Thursday that 87-year-old New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson is mentally competent to run the team. The ruling came down after an eight-day trial in which Benson’s daughter and two grandchildren asked to rule Benson, who also owns the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, mentally incompetent to run his businesses. Show More Summary
A state court judge ruled that Benson, whose daughter and her two children had sought to have him declared mentally unfit, had “clarity of thought and volition, despite some memory lapses.”
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson — and the current power structure he has set up — have cleared a crucial legal hurdle in a struggle for control of the NFL and NBA teams.
Tom Benson, owner of the New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints, won a mental competency trial Thursday. The ruling secures his control of the two teams in addition to his other investments, according to Ramon Antonio Vargas and...Show More Summary
The estranged heirs of New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson are going to have a much harder time working their way back into the 87-year-old’s will, as a judge has just ruled that Benson is competent enough to continue managing his own affairs. Read more...
A judge has ruled that New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson remains competent to run his business empire.
Tom Benson won an important court decision in the ongoing legal battle with his daughter and grandkids. A New Orleans judge ruled that Tom Benson, the 87-year-old owner of the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, is competent enough to run his businesses and make decisions pertaining to the family trust. Show More Summary
After Saints owner Tom Benson changed his will to leave the team and the NBA’s Pelicans to his current wife Gayle, his daughter and grandchildren filed a lawsuit alleging that the 87-year-old was mentally incompetent to make that decision. Benson responded by saying that they were not capable of handling the teams and other business…
The trial concerning whether Saints owner Tom Benson was mentally sound when he changed his will to leave control of the Saints and the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans to his wife rather than his daughter and grandchildren came to an end on Friday. Benson did not testify over the eight days that the case was heard…
The estate lawyer who helped Tom Benson oust his daughter and her two children from ownership positions with the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans concluded his testimony Thursday in a trial examining Benson's mental soundness.
Gayle Benson, the third wife of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, is the latest witnesses to testify in a trial examining whether her husband was mentally competent when he chose her as his primary successor and disowned relatives who'd previously been in line to take over his business empire.
As the trial challenging the ability of Saints owner Tom Benson to change his will to bequeath his NFL and NBA teams not to a daughter and her two children but to his wife continues, a question lingers regarding whether Benson will testify in the case. Via Andy Grimm of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Benson’s lawyers…
Attorneys for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson began calling their witnesses Friday in the 87-year-old billionaire's mental competency trial, starting with a top sports executive.
A psychiatrist who examined New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is the latest witness to testify about the 87-year-old billionaire's mental health.