Orleans Civil Court judge receives medical reports in Tom Benson case

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Medical reports in the Tom Benson case were delivered to Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Kern Reese late Wednesday, court spokesman Walt Pierce said.

Judge Reese has set a hearing in the Benson case for June 1, 2015.

A panel of three judges conducted a medical evaluation of Tom Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans in February.

They were trying to determine if Tom Benson is fully capable of making sound decisions. In January, Benson named his wife, Gayle, as his successor, effectively ousting his granddaughter Rita LeBlanc.