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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. 

  • 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...

  • 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...

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