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Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit

Did the AEG Verdict Kill Michael Jackson's Legacy?

Jim Moret | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Moret

Who could have predicted that Conrad Murray, or any doctor, would give Michael Jackson propofol as a sleep aid, a use for which it was never intended? Prior to Murray's manslaughter case few people, other than anesthesiologists, even heard of the powerful drug.

Jackson Jury Ends Deliberations

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.28.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- A jury deciding a negligence lawsuit filed against a concert promoter after the death of Michael Jackson has recessed for a long weeken...

Lawyer: Michael Jackson Died From Bad Choices

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson died because of his own bad choices involving the drug that killed him and the doctor who provided it, not because of a...

Jackson's Promoter, Doctor Accused Of Seeking Payday

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.24.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson's family on Tuesday portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson's doctor...

Michael Jackson Will Be Star Of Closing Arguments

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.24.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson's family on Tuesday portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson's doctor...

Jackson's Ex-wife Reveals Singer's Private Moments

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.18.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackso...

Michael Jackson's Ex-Wife To Testify In Negligence Lawsuit

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 10.14.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson's ex-wife broke into tears on Wednesday when she took the witness stand in a civil case and described the singer's...

This Week In The Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

AP | Posted 09.26.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackso...

MJ's Former Nurse Details Medical History

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 09.25.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson had a high tolerance for certain drugs and wasn't always forthcoming with his medical history, a nurse anesthetist who ...

Katherine Jackson: Michael Jackson Didn't Cause Own Death

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 09.21.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — The promoters of Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts watched the singer waste away and should have reached out to his family...

Jackson's Mother Says Concert Schedule Worried Her

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 09.18.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's mother tearfully described finding out about her son's death and testified on Friday that she had expressed concerns ...

T.J. Jackson Opens Up On M.J.'s Last Days

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

(Adds new lead, headline, more testimony from T.J. and Taj Jackson) By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES, June 27 (Reuters) - Mi...

How The Paparazzi Has Affected Michael Jackson's Children

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Scrutiny by paparazzi has made it more difficult for the children of Michael Jackson to grieve for their dead father, a family cou...

Chef Describes Jackson Children's Lives To Jury

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 08.18.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer's life and th...

Promoter Created Conflict With Jackson Doc

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

The promoter of Michael Jackson's ill-fated series of comeback shows created a conflict of interest with the singer's physician when it negotiated ter...

Key Events In Jackson Wrongful Death Suit

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant...

AEG Live CEO: Jackson Was 'Sophisticated Man Who Had Control Of His Life'

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — The head of AEG Live LLC told jurors Wednesday that he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman and not the d...

'I Thought It Couldn't Get Any Worse'

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts told jurors Thursday that he never consulted a mental h...

AEG Live CEO Lofts Insult And Michael Jackson's Mother

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.05.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- The head of AEG Live told a jury on Tuesday that he believes a lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's mother against the concert promotion ...

Jury Gets First Glimpse In Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

AP | Posted 07.18.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackso...

Expert Says Conrad Murray Was Unqualified In Many Area

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 07.07.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson's doctor was not qualified to treat the singer for insomnia or drug addiction and botched resuscitation efforts, a...

Jackson Wrongful Death Suit Kicks Off With Opening Statements

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.30.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's struggle against drug addiction was on display Monday during opening statements in his mother's wrongful death case a...

Civil Case Jury Pool Grows

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- The pool of potential jurors to hear a case filed over Michael Jackson's death has grown to 104 people. Attorneys and a judge conclude...

Jury Selection Begins In Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Case

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — Jury selection began Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's mother against the promoter of the late pop star's planned co...

Judge Dismisses Concert Promoter In Joe Jackson Lawsuit

AP | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — A judge granted a motion Tuesday to dismiss concert promoter AEG Live from a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's fat...