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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.

 

  • Michael Jackson desperate for sleep, drugs, doctor says

    Michael Jackson desperate for sleep, drugs, doctor says

    A close friend and doctor who treated Michael Jackson for more than 25 years testified Thursday that the desperate singer asked him for an anesthetic to combat his insomnia a little more than two months before his death. Dr. Allen Metzger, who had accompanied Jackson on a tour of Australia in the...

  • Michael Jackson trial: Doctor expected to discuss sleep, drugs

    Michael Jackson trial: Doctor expected to discuss sleep, drugs

    Jurors in the long-running Michael Jackson wrongful death trial are expected to be shown video testimony Wednesday from a physician who allegedly arranged for the singer to be given a powerful anesthetic during a mid-1990s concert tour. Allen Metzger, who treated the performer for 15 years, twice...

  • After four months, Michael Jackson wrongful death case nears end

    After four months, Michael Jackson wrongful death case nears end

    After more than four months of testimony, the Michael Jackson wrongful death case could finally go to the jury later this month. Court clerk Neli Raya said she expects the case willl be handed to the jury in about 2 1/2 weeks. Marvin Putnam, attorney for AEG Live, has said he expects to rest his...

  • 2 AEG executives dismissed from Jackson suit

    2 AEG executives dismissed from Jackson suit

    The judge dismisses the case against Randy Phillips and Paul Gongaware because they were acting on behalf of AEG.

  • Jackson judge indicates she'll toss case against AEG officials

    Jackson judge indicates she'll toss case against AEG officials

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge made a tentative ruling Monday throwing out the case against two AEG executives who were promoting Michael Jackson’s ill-fated “This Is It” comeback tour. Judge Yvette Palazuelos, however, left AEG Live, one of the nation’s largest concert promoters, as a defendant...

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