Lawyers for Indianapolis power couple Steve and Tomisue Hilbert are slinging “ludicrous allegations” of witness tampering just to cover up their own wrongdoing, according to the latest broadside from the attorneys representing John Menard, the Hilberts’ former business partner.
New court documents accuse attorneys for hardware store titan John Menard Jr. of offering to pay a $200,000 legal settlement to a former executive at a Menard-controlled company if he provided helpful testimony in their cases against Steve and Tomisue Hilbert and their friend Lisa Trudeau
A year and a half after John Menard ousted Steve and Tomisue Hilbert as the managers of the private equity firm they all started, attorneys for the two sides continue to fight bitterly for every tactical advantage in a dozen lawsuits between them.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that former model Melania Trump had a valid agreement to market skin-care products for an Indianapolis firm, despite claims from hardware store magnate John Menard that the agreement should be voided.
Attorneys for John Menard questioned how valuable Melania Trump actually is as a celebrity spokeswoman during an ongoing trial over a skincare marketing deal gone sour.
Testimony in the first day of a trial over a contract dispute between Melania Trump, John Menard and Steve Hilbert also involved former Miss America Katie Stam, the Kardashian sisters and the former manager of the Menards store in Avon.
A skirmish in the ongoing legal war between hardware store magnate John Menard and former business partner Stephen Hilbert will arise in open court on Tuesday, as a trial begins between one of Menard's companies and former model Melania Trump.
Menard has countersued Tomisue Hilbert for “abuse of process,” saying she filed her lawsuit only after companies controlled by Menard removed the Hilberts as managers of a private equity firm and sued to recover millions of dollars in fees paid to the Hilberts.
The lawsuit charges Tomisue Hilbert’s rejection of the billionaire is the real reason he launched a bitter battle to remove her husband, Steve Hilbert, as CEO of the Indianapolis-based private-equity funds the three of them started in 2005.
Former Conseco executives Steve Hilbert and Rollin Dick are caught in a bitter legal battle between billionaire hardware king John Menard and his ex-fiancee.
Businessman J.B. Carlson is in debt for $5.9 million, and he may have been the last person to see 74-year-old Suzy Tomlinson alive. Her $15 million life-insurance policy named him as the beneficiary.
The last man to settle with with the Carmel insurer over unpaid debt now is now being sued for not paying his legal bill.
Information that could prove her death was not an accident has surfaced during civil proceedings involving a life insurance
The wife of Indianapolis businessman Steve Hilbert is working with a team of attorneys to determine whether her deceased mother’s
estate can claim the benefit of a life insurance policy issued by Houston-based American General Life Insurance Co.
As IBJ reported last year, Houston-based American General Life Insurance Company is attempting to invalidate a $15
million policy it issued in January 2006 insuring the life of Germaine “Suzy” Tomlinson—Conseco Inc. co-founder
Stephen Hilbert’s mother-in-law—who died Sept. 28, 2008, at age 74.