Michael Jackson Doctor
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.
Five days before Michael Jackson’s death, AEG Live’s top executive described Dr. Conrad Murray as ‘totally unbiased and ethical’ in an email.
Months before a contract was signed with Michael Jackson, AEG was looking to protect its investment against the possibility of cancelled shows in the singer’s planned tour.
AEG Live LLC did not conduct any background checks or supervise the doctor who was later convicted of killing Michael Jackson, a corporate attorney testified Tuesday in a lawsuit claiming the concert promoter was negligent in hiring the physician.
Defense attorneys for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson’s death say they might request a delay in his upcoming trial to prepare for new prosecution witnesses.
The doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death has received a public letter of reprimand from the Medical Board of California acknowledging actions taken against him in Nevada over child support.