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AEG-Michael Jackson wrongful death trial

A jury will weigh whether AEG negligently hired and supervised Dr. Conrad Murray, who gave Michael Jackson a fatal dose of the anesthetic propofol on the eve of what was to be the singer's comeback tour. The trial is expected to last up to four months.

 

  • Friend says she tried to stop dazed Michael Jackson from taking stage

    Friend says she tried to stop dazed Michael Jackson from taking stage

    A makeup artist testified Friday that before a concert in Bangkok, Michael Jackson was having a hard time walking, seemed to be in a daze and stumbled over a potted tree in his dressing room before finally being led on stage to perform. Karen Faye, who said she had worked with Jackson for more...

  • Jackson's weight, absences were of concern, producer testifies

    Jackson's weight, absences were of concern, producer testifies

    As his anticipated comeback tour approached, Michael Jackson appeared to have lost weight and had failed to show up for rehearsals, an associate producer of the “This Is It” concert series testified Wednesday. Alif Sankey, who was under contract with AEG while preparing for the London concerts,...

  • Jackson trial: AEG missed the warning signs

    Jackson trial: AEG missed the warning signs

    Michael Jackson’s doctor showed warning signs that should have led concert promoter AEG to raise serious questions before letting him sign on as the singer’s physician for an anticipated comeback tour, a cardiologist testified Tuesday.     Dr.  Daniel Wohlgelernter, who practices in Santa Monica...

  • Cardiologist says Michael Jackson's doctor was unfit to save him

    Cardiologist says Michael Jackson's doctor was unfit to save him

    A cardiologist testified Tuesday that Michael Jackson's doctor gave his famous patient incorrect treatment when he noticed the singer had stopped breathing as a result of a powerful anesthetic the physician had administered. Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter, who has taught at Yale and UCLA and practices...

  • Family tried to get Jackson to stop taking drugs, detective says

    Family tried to get Jackson to stop taking drugs, detective says

    This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details. Michael Jackson’s family tried over and over to talk with the pop singer about his drug abuse and attempted one intervention at his Neverland retreat, a Los Angeles police detective who interviewed Michael Jackson’s mother testified...

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