Taj Jackson, 39, testified in the wrongful death trial stemming from a lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against concert promoting giant AEG Live.
The judge called a recess after the late star’s creative partner, Kenny Ortega, broke down in tears on the witness stand during a negligence lawsuit filed by Jackson’s mother against AEG Live LLC.
Drug addiction specialist Dr. Sidney Schnoll told the jury many times an addiction can be cured if a doctor gets to the root of the problem.
Dr. Charles Czeisler, who specializes in sleep study, told jurors in Los Angeles Superior Court the anesthetic propofol Conrad Murray administered to Jackson to help him sleep in the weeks prior to his death prevented the star’s brain from getting the rest it needed to allow him to perform.
Randy Phillips was called to the stand in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom for a seventh day today for questioning by his attorney, Marvin Putnam.
AEG lawyers continued their questioning of the company’s CEO Randy Phillips, who took the stand for a sixth day to testify in the ongoing wrongful death trial spurred by matriarch Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit against the firm.
The top executive for concert promoter AEG testified Tuesday that Michael Jackson was “mercurial” and “impossible to do business with” as he took the stand for the fifth day in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the late singer’s mother.
AEG CEO Randy Phillips was called to the stand Wednesday by attorneys representing Katherine Jackson.
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 company was a baseless extortion attempt.
A top AEG executive took the stand Tuesday as attorneys for Katherine Jackson presented emails in which he called Michael Jackson “lazy” and suggested that AEG executives misrepresent how much the singer would earn from his planned comeback tour.
Michael Jackson’s Mother In Tears At AEG Trial As E-Mails Reveal He Was ‘Weak and Fatigued’ Before Shows
Katherine Jackson listened while e-mails between AEG executives describing how her son looked in the days before his death were reviewed.
An AEG vice president testified Thursday that the entertainment and sports conglomerate never had a signed agreement okaying Dr. Conrad Murray as Michael Jackson’s physician.
Michael Jackson’s doctor was not qualified to treat the singer for insomnia or drug addiction and botched resuscitation efforts, an expert cardiologist testifying for the singer’s mother told a jury Tuesday.
The first day of testimony began Tuesday in Michael Jackson’s wrongful death lawsuit.
Opening statements began Monday in Katherine Jackson’s wrongful death lawsuit against AEG.