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Michael Jackson Song Released As Father Refiles Lawsuit


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Michael Jackson's father Joe Jackson has refilled a wrongful death lawsuit against the late singer's doctor on the same day that new song 'Must Too Soon' from the forthcoming posthumous collection 'Michael' was released on iTunes, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Jackson's father refilled a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday (30th November 2010) against the doctor charged with his son's death. He also added a Las Vegas pharmacy as a defendant in the case, as their records apparently show that the physician bought a powerful anaesthetic there - the same drug that is blamed for Jackson's death. The lawsuit aims to seek damages from DR CONRAD MURRAY who has pleaded not guilty in the separate case for 'involuntary manslaughter' of the singer. Jackson's father initially filed the case on the first anniversary of his son's death, but a judge advised that the case should be heard in state court. Brian Oxman, JOE JACKSON's attorney said, "This has been a long process and the facts of Michael's death have been way too slow in emerging".

New song 'Much Too Soon' is the 10th and final track on the upcoming album 'Michael', and follows the record's first single 'Hold My Hand', which debuted at No. 84 on the US Hot 100.

Michael Jackson's Father Files New Lawsuit


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Michael Jackson's father has filed a new wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray.

Joe Jackson's lawyer Brian Oxman submitted papers on behalf of his client in California Superior Court against the medic - who has been accused of involuntary manslaughter in relation to the 'Thriller' singer's death in June 2009 - and the companies which he is affiliated with.

Joe claims Murray wrongfully provided the powerful anaesthetic Propofol and a "polypharmacy" of other drugs to his son just before he died.

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Joe Jackson's Will Objection Blocked


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Michael Jackson's father has had a bid to challenge the administration of his late son's will rejected in court.

Joe Jackson had gone to the appeals court to claim he had a right to object to executors John McClain and John Branca being appointed to handle the 'Billie Jean' hitmaker's affairs, but the California 2nd District Court of Appeal unanimously ruled he had no legal standing to make such a claim.

Speaking after the hearing yesterday (26.10.10), Joe claimed the pair were trying to "sweep everything under the rug".

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Joe Jackson's 'Important' Will Battle


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Joe Jackson is fighting an "important issue for all fathers" with his action against his late son's estate.

The pop patriarch is fighting a court decision that Michael Jackson's attorney John Branca and music executive and family friend John McClain should preside over the late 'Thriller' hitmaker's affairs, as designated in the star's will.

Speaking after a hearing date for October 6 was set, lawyers for Joe - who was omitted from Michael's will - insisted there is a wider issue at stake.

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No Paternity Test For Lester?


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JACKSON family lawyer Brian Oxman fears actor Mark Lester will struggle to convince a judge to order a paternity test to prove he fathered Michael Jackson's daughter PARIS - because California law forbids it.

The Oliver! star is godfather to the King of Pop's three children Prince Michael, 12, Paris, 11, and seven-year-old Prince Michael II - and stunned the world this weekend (08-09Aug09) by announcing he could be Paris' biological dad.

Lester admits donating sperm to Jackson in 1996, while the singer was married to ex-wife Debbie Rowe, and has come forward with the shocking revelation about the youngster's parentage amid fears Jackson's mother Katherine plans to keep him away from the kids.

The Brit insists he just wants to remain a part of the children's lives - and is willing to fight for his right to access through the courts if the Jacksons continue to "exclude" him from contact.

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Jackson Family Lawyer Backs Lester


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JACKSON family lawyer Brian Oxman has backed Mark Lester after the former child star opened up about the possibility he fathered Michael Jackson's daughter PARIS.

The Oliver star stunned the world this weekend (08-09Aug09) by revealing he could be the 11 year old's biological dad because he donated sperm to Jackson in 1996, following a request from the superstar.

Lester is godfather to Paris, as well as the King of Pop's two sons, Prince Michael, 12, and seven-year-old Prince Michael II, aka Blanket.

He admitted he only came forward with the revelations because he feels Jackson's mother Katherine has cut him out of the kids' lives since their father died.

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Jackson Family Pal Blames 'Medication Abuse' For Icon's Death


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Michael Jackson's longterm family friend Brian Oxman has hinted the icon was killed by an abuse of prescription drugs - likening his death to tragic star Anna Nicole Smith.

The legendary superstar was pronounced dead this afternoon (25Jun09) at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after falling into a deep coma, following a heart attack.

A coroner for the medical facility has confirmed the Thriller hitmaker died after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The star's family, including his mother, brothers and sister LaToya, rushed to his bedside, but were too late to say their goodbyes.

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Jackson Lawyer's War Of Words With Writer


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LATEST: JACKSON family lawyer Brian Oxman and writer STACY BROWN clashed on TV in America on Tuesday night (07MAR06) when the attorney warned him not to go public with tapes he allegedly has of Jermaine Jackson exposing his brother MICHAEL's problems. Brown is planning an "aggressive" slander suit against Jermaine after the singer rubbished his claims that the pair had embarked on a book project, in which Jackson reportedly promised to talk about brother Michael's alleged drug problems and reveal secrets from his personal life and child molestation trial. And when Brown and Oxman appeared together on US talk show THE BIG IDEA WITH DONNIE DEUTSCH, the two former friends prepared for a legal battle royal. During their heated exchange, Brown, a former Jackson family friend, went public with comments he claimed Oxman had once made to him about not getting paid by the Jacksons - claims the attorney denied, insisting, "I don't discuss the family's business with you." At one point Brown warned, "Brian, you need to watch what you say." Oxman then dismissed Brown's claims he had tapes of conversations of Jermaine Jackson, talking about their book proposal, stating, "I find it offensive that someone goes to someone to say let's write a book together and then the book proposal gets created out of fiction, and then the co-author is disclosing the tapes." The lawyer concluded their heated TV debate by warning Brown, "I don't care what these tapes say, these tapes are under contract with Stacy Brown not to disclose them," prompting Brown to lash out, "Unbelievable... I used to have more respect for you than that."

Janet Jackson Hits Out At 'Secret Daughter' Claims


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LATEST: Janet Jackson has broken her silence to fire back at allegations she has a secret teen daughter.

On Friday (21OCT05), YOUNG DeBARGE, the brother of Jackson's ex-husband JAMES DeBARGE, said in a radio interview to promote his album that Jackson and his brother had an 18-year-old daughter named RENEE.

The teens' existence was kept secret for so long because she had been raised by Jackson's older sister REBBIE, Young DeBarge told New York radio station Hot 97.

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Police Find Jacko's Hidden Room?


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Police have reportedly found a secret room at Michael Jackson's Neverland RANCH.

Authorities spent 15 hours trawling around his Los Olivos, California, home on Tuesday (18NOV03) and sources close to the investigation claim they've uncovered a secret room.

According to TV showbiz magazine show EXTRA! police found incriminating photographs and videotapes in the room, which is hidden behind the star's walk-in closet.

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