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“This Is It” Tour

Katherine Jackson sketched during AEG trial (credit: CBS)

Jury Instructions Read In Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit

A judge issued jury instructions Monday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson against entertainment promoter AEG Live.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2013

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Doctor: Michael Jackson Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ When Using Propofol

Michael Jackson put his life at risk each time he abused the anesthetic propofol for sleep, an addiction expert testified Tuesday.

09/03/2013

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Expert: Jackson Suffered From ‘Severe Addiction’ To Prescription Drugs

An addiction specialist testified Tuesday Michael Jackson suffered from “severe addiction” to pain medication and was secretive about his use of prescription drugs.

CBS Los Angeles–08/27/2013

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Ex-Dr. Conrad Murray Claims Michael Jackson Hired Him, Not AEG Live

Former Dr. Conrad Murray, who is behind bars for involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson, claims the late pop star hired him for his “This Is It” tour, not AEG Live LLC.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2013

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Attorney: AEG Trying To Smear Michael Jackson As Debt-Ridden, Irresponsible

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.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2013

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Financial Expert: Michael Jackson Was ‘Tapped Out’

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.

CBS Los Angeles–08/12/2013

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AEG Attacks Projection Of $1B Earnings For Jackson

An expert who projected Michael Jackson could have earned more than $1 billion on his comeback concerts testified Tuesday that his analysis didn’t include a breakdown of the singer’s yearly earnings over his lifetime and projected a longer concert tour than the superstar had ever performed.

CBS Los Angeles–07/16/2013

Michael Jackson Announces Plans For Summer Residency At The O2 Arena

Financial Expert: Michael Jackson Stood To Make $1.1 To $1.5 Billion From ‘This Is It’ Tour

A financial expert testified Monday at the Michael Jackson wrongful-death trial and suggested that the late pop-star stood to make quite a large sum through the tour that never happened.

07/15/2013

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Michael Jackson’s Tour Director Breaks Down On The Stand In Wrongful Death Trial

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2013

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AEG CEO’s Email: Michael Jackson’s Doctor ‘Totally Unbiased’, ‘Ethical’

Five days before Michael Jackson’s death, AEG Live’s top executive described Dr. Conrad Murray as ‘totally unbiased and ethical’ in an email.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

AEG co-CEO Paul Gongaware. (credit: CBS)

AEG Exec Ends Tough Week On The Witness Stand In Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

An AEG executive ended a tough week on the witness stand Friday in Michael Jackson’s wrongful death trial.

05/31/2013

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Jackson Concert Director Worked Without Contract

Michael Jackson’s doctor was not the only person working on the singer’s ill-fated “This Is It” tour without a fully executed contract, a corporate attorney for concert promoter AEG Live LLC testified Monday.

05/20/2013

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Choreographer Says He Believed Jackson Could Perform Despite Physical Condition

The head choreographer for Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” tour testified Tuesday that he did not have any doubt about Jackson’s ability to perform in the days before his death, but that the singer was not in great shape and at one point appeared to be on drugs.

05/14/2013

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Longtime Jackson Employee: AEG Co-CEO Knew About Medications In 90s

Michael Jackson’s longtime hair and makeup artist testified Thursday that AEG’s co-CEO was aware of the singer’s mix of medications, which she said he began receiving nearly two decades before his death.

05/09/2013

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