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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.

 

  • Anesthesiologist testifies Jackson wanted him to go on tour

    Anesthesiologist testifies Jackson wanted him to go on tour

    Dr. David Adams is a Las Vegas anesthesiologist who had put Michael Jackson under four times for dental procedures. There were no complications, and the two had engaged in small talk.Then on a Sunday in late March 2009, as he was getting ready to go to church, Adams received a call from someone...

  • Debbie Rowe reveals personal moments with Michael Jackson

    Debbie Rowe reveals personal moments with Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe smiled -- and at times sobbed -- as she testified Thursday about her memories of her former husband, offering one of the most intimate looks at the intensely private pop star during a 3½-month trial focused on his death. Rowe, who was married to Jackson for...

  • Man who vouched for Conrad Murray testifies at Michael Jackson trial

    Man who vouched for Conrad Murray testifies at Michael Jackson trial

    A man who worked security for Michael Jackson testified Wednesday that he introduced the singer to Conrad Murray, the doctor who later administered the fatal dose of the anesthetic propofol to the singer more than two years later. Jeffrey Adams testified he was "positive" the first time Jackson...

  • Michael Jackson-AEG trail witness: Murray asked for back-up physician

    Michael Jackson-AEG trail witness: Murray asked for back-up physician

    The attorney hired by AEG to draft Conrad Murray’s contract for Michael Jackson’s ill-fated “This Is It” tour testified Thursday that the the doctor had requested a CPR machine and a back-up physician. Kathy Jorrie, an outside attorney who has long worked for AEG, said when she began the negotiations...

  • AEG offered Michael Jackson estate $60 million for Las Vegas show

    AEG offered Michael Jackson estate $60 million for Las Vegas show

    An AEG Live executive testified Tuesday that the firm offered Michael Jackson's estate a guarantee of $60 million over 10 years in a deal that included a Las Vegas theatrical show based on the pop star's songs. John Meglen said the proposal included a "Michael Jackson campus" at the Planet Hollywood...

  • Michael Jackson's mother to testify in AEG wrongful-death case

    Michael Jackson's mother to testify in AEG wrongful-death case

    Michael Jackson's mother is slated to take the stand Friday for the first time in the wrongful-death suit she and her late son's three children brought against the company that was promoting the singer's ill-fated comeback tour. Katherine Jackson, 83, and her grandchildren -- Prince, Paris and...

  • Judge in Michael Jackson trial chides lawyers for childish spats

    Judge in Michael Jackson trial chides lawyers for childish spats

    Following a blow-up outside the courtroom between two attorneys in the Michael Jackson wrongful death suit, the judge warned the attorneys in chambers that they could be sanctioned if the feuds continue and prohibited them from speaking to reporters about the case near the courtroom. Kevin Boyle...

  • Michael Jackson's son Prince to take stand in AEG trial

    Michael Jackson's son Prince to take stand in AEG trial

    In an appearance sure to bring out the paparazzi, the groupies and the just plain curious, Michael Jackson's eldest child, Prince, will testify Wednesday in a wrongful death suit, just a day after the fourth anniversary of the singer's fatal overdose. Prince, 16, an occasional correspondent for...

  • Katherine Jackson: Michael Jackson denied using prescription drugs

    Katherine Jackson: Michael Jackson denied using prescription drugs

    Katherine Jackson testified Monday that her pop star son denied he was using prescription drugs when she asked him about rumors she had heard. Testifying for the second day in her family's wrongful-death suit against entertainment giant AEG Live, the family matriarch said the conversation occurred...

  • Katherine Jackson contentious, forgetful when asked about son Michael

    Katherine Jackson contentious, forgetful when asked about son Michael

    As she moved from the emotion of her earlier testimony to specifics Monday, Michael Jackson's mother come across as a contentious and forgetful 83-year-old who contradicted herself while trying to defend her son. Asked about reports that she and her other children had staged an intervention effort...

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