An addiction specialist testified Tuesday Michael Jackson suffered from “severe addiction” to pain medication and was secretive about his use of prescription drugs.
Dr. Stephen Gordon revealed a conversation he had with the singer that made him extremely uncomfortable in a video deposition played for jurors hearing testimony Wednesday.
A human resources expert called to the stand by AEG Live Tuesday testified it is rare for a company to check the credit of an independent contractor, particularly a physician with a medical license.
Attorneys for Michael Jackson’s family accused concert promoter AEG of trying to smear the singer as debt-ridden and irresponsible through testimony from an expert financial witness.
For all of his fame and wealth, Michael Jackson was mired in debt and spending millions more than he was earning each year, a financial expert testified Monday.
A jury heard videotaped testimony Friday from Randy Jackson, who described more than half a dozen interventions his family attempted to try to get Michael Jackson to stop taking prescription medications.
The choreographer for Michael Jackson’s ill-fated tour took the stand for a second round of testimony, proving a key witness for both sides in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the singer’s family against concert promoter AEG Live.
Attorney Kathy Jorrie was cross-examined by Brian Panish, who brought jurors’ attention to a six-page contract LAPD officers found in Conrad Murray’s BMW.
Attorney Kathy Jorrie says Murray claimed he was giving up a $1 million a month medical practice to serve as Jackson’s doctor.
Michael Jackson’s former Head of Security was back on the stand Monday under questioning from Jackson family attorneys about the singer’s career.
Entertainment industry consultant Eric Briggs was grilled by Jackson family attorney Brian Panish over the conclusions he offered as AEG’s financial expert.
An entertainment industry consultant testifying for concert promoter AEG Tuesday said it was difficult to determine the pop star’s earning power had he lived to continue performing.
Michael Jackson’s declining album sales and likeability had limited his earning potential, an entertainment industry consultant testified Monday.
Conrad Murray’s appellate attorney says it has become “increasingly difficult” for him to remain silent.
Attorneys for concert promoter AEG Live will now make their case in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Jackson.