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District Judge Schedules Trial Date In Tom Benson Case Against Estranged Family

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

A federal judge "has scheduled a Dec. 8 trial date in TOM BENSON 's lawsuit seeking to take away ownership in the Saints and Pelicans from his estranged family" after settlement talks failed to produce an agreement, according to Katherine Sayre of the New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE. U.S. District ...

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