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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.

 

  • Attorney agrees to hand over emails from Jackson's manager

    Attorney agrees to hand over emails from Jackson's manager

    Emails written by Michael Jackson’s longtime manager will be turned over to the attorneys involved in an ongoing wrongful death case filed by the pop singer’s mother and his three children. A Pennsylvania attorney for the widow of manager Frank DiLeo said Thursday that he would turn over emails...

  • Jackson trying to get 'down to my fighting weight,' witness says

    Jackson trying to get 'down to my fighting weight,' witness says

    The choreographer for the “This Is It” tour testified Tuesday that he had no doubts about Michael Jackson’s ability to perform in the series of comeback concerts after seeing the singer at rehearsal in the days before his death. “I thought he was on his way to the goals he had set for himself,”...

  • Jackson used vocal aid in concerts, choreographer says

    Jackson used vocal aid in concerts, choreographer says

    Michael Jackson sometimes sang during concerts accompanied by his own recorded vocal track to help him perform the most physically strenuous numbers, the choreographer for what was to be his comeback shows in London testified Monday. What is known as a vocal assist track is used by performers to...

  • Jackson pulled it together in final rehearsals, choreographer says

    Jackson pulled it together in final rehearsals, choreographer says

    A choreographer on Michael Jackson's doomed "This Is It" concert series testified Monday she was frustrated the singer was missing rehearsals but that her concerns were swept away during the last two preparation sessions for his anticipated “This Is It” comeback concerts in London. “I finally saw...

  • Jackson so thin 'I could see Michael's heartbeat,' costumer said

    Jackson so thin 'I could see Michael's heartbeat,' costumer said

    The costume designer who worked with Michael Jackson was alarmed by the music legend’s frail figure during his last days, a makeup artist testified Friday. Michael Bush -- who created much of the singer’s wardrobe for 25 years and wrote a book about the experience -- appeared upset after he finished...

  • New Michael Jackson molestation allegation emerges

    New Michael Jackson molestation allegation emerges

    Eight years after he testified in the Michael Jackson molestation trial that the pop star never touched him, an Australian choreographer has filed a claim against the singer's estate alleging "childhood sexual abuse." Attorneys for Wade Robson, who knew Jackson and stayed at the singer's Neverland...

  • Concert producer feared Michael Jackson was dying, she testifies

    Concert producer feared Michael Jackson was dying, she testifies

    A producer of Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” concert series said the singer was so gaunt, she feared he was dying, she testified in court. Alif Sankey told a jury Wednesday in the Jackson family’s wrongful death suit against Anschutz Entertainment Group that she told the concert series’ director...

  • Pepsi fire left Michael Jackson with no hair, migraines: witness

    Pepsi fire left Michael Jackson with no hair, migraines: witness

    A vintage video of Michael Jackson’s hair catching on fire during the third take of a 1983 Pepsi commercial was played for jurors Thursday as a makeup artist testified about the devastating migraine headaches the pop singer endured because of the injuries.“I never saw anything like that in my life,"...

  • Michael Jackson: Choreographer testified he hadn't been molested

    Michael Jackson: Choreographer testified he hadn't been molested

    An Australian choreographer who is now apparently claiming he was molested by Michael Jackson as a child previously testified under oath that the pop star never touched him. Attorneys for Wade Robson, who knew Jackson and stayed at the singer's Neverland Ranch as a teenager, have asked a Los Angeles...

  • Michael Jackson estate lawyer: New molestation claim is 'pathetic'

    Michael Jackson estate lawyer: New molestation claim is 'pathetic'

    A lawyer for the Michael Jackson estate is blasting a choreographer's claim that he was molested by the pop star, noting the young man has stated repeatedly in the past that nothing occurred. Attorneys for Wade Robson, who knew Jackson and stayed at the singer's Neverland Ranch as a teenager, have...

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