Wrongful Death Suit
Two months after losing a wrongful death suit brought against concert promoter AEG, Michael Jackson’s mother is asking for a new trial.
Three sons who lost their mother in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the estate of the aircraft’s pilot, alleging negligence.
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.
Katherine Jackson wept in court Tuesday as Michael Jackson’s personal chef testified about the day the singer’s children discovered their father dead.
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.
Five days before Michael Jackson’s death, AEG Live’s top executive described Dr. Conrad Murray as ‘totally unbiased and ethical’ in an email.
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.