February 3, 2017
New Orleans, La. – Today, the terms of a settlement between Mr. Benson and his heirs has been completed and is final. The process started two years ago in federal court and now all lawsuits are either final and or dismissed.
"This has been a long and difficult time and we are pleased this is behind us," said New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Owner Tom Benson. "We have many great projects ahead and look forward to them. In addition, we continue to strive for our number one goal and that is winning championships in football and basketball."