Jackson Concert Bosses Hit Back At Mum's Lawsuit

The concert promoters behind MICHAEL JACKSON's doomed comeback shows have fired back at family allegations they were negligent when it came to the King of Pop's welfare.
The pop star's mother, Katherine Jackson, has sued bosses at AEG Live, the company in charge of the Thriller star's planned This Is It shows in London for fraud and negligence, but the promoters insist they're not the blame for her son's death.
In the court papers, Jackson has accused AEG chiefs of failing to undertake background checks on her son's personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray, who stands accused of administering the fatal dose of Propofol which killed the singer last summer (Jun09).
AEG Live's lawyers have now spoken out against the allegations, dismissing the claims as "inaccurate, unsubstantiated and meritless".
A statement reads, "Dr. Murray was Mr. Jackson's longtime personal physician. AEG did not choose him, hire him or supervise him. That said, and in honor of our professional relationship with Mr. Jackson and his Estate, we will have no further public statements."
Katherine Jackson, who is seeking unspecified damages, also filed the suit on behalf of her son's three children, accusing the company of causing Jackson's oldest son Prince emotional distress, because he witnessed his father's suffering.


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I agree with you and feel the same way marsiedots I couldn't have said it any better.
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I am disappointed that there isn't going to be a thourgh investigation. As much money as he made this state and nation, they should be ashamed of the way this case gas been handled. Someone needs ro pay, drs, handlers or whoever is guilty.
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have no fear. instant karma will see that they do.one can say and do anything they like, when it is aimed at someone who cannot nor should be required to respond.i dont write here very often anymore, i have my own websites.have faith all will work out.starr
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the U.S. justice system, specifically in Santa Barbra County and the FBI willfully stalked and investigated Michael for over 15 years. They found NO evidence of inappropriate behavior, yet they still tried to imprison him. They wanted to throw Michael in jail so they could MAKE MONEY!! They didn't care about any "victims". Neilsen ratings skyrocketed during that '05 trial. The state of California wasted MILLIONS of tax payer's dollars condemning this man only to complain about having to pay for his memorial?? LMAOOOO Michael's death brought MILLIONS of dollars into their state, simply by all the tourists who flew over to visit Neverland and his family's Encino home and to attend the memorial. How dare they?The House of Representative rejected Resolution 600 honoring Michael Jackson for his humanitarian efforts. The Nobel Foundation NEVER recognized Michael for his charitable contributions yet they had celebrities singing his song "Man In the Mirror" at their award ceremony in 2009?? What the hell?? Such DISRESPECT Michael has endured in life & in death. AEG, $ONY, L.A. law makers, and the American mainstream media all have Michael's blood on their hands. They are all leeches and parasites CONTINUING to feed on Michael. They will make his death seem like "his" fault because it suits their greedy capitalist agenda.
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I'm surprised that Katherines lawyer did not tell her that she can't file anythi ng for Michael's children unless she is the children guardian ad litem, not body guardian but ad litem.........Unless the other guardian ad litem is no longer the ad litem, though did the judge make Katherine guardian ad litem and when????????yes she id body guardian , there is a difference.....
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I agree with you sityourassdownusher Go get them Katherine don't give up! Something has to be done!! FAITH WITHOUT WORKS IS DEAD!! I pray that JUSTICE and TRUTH PREVAIL in JESUS NAME!!! THANK YOU LORD!! RIP MJ
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I am not shocked but definately appalled at the handling of this whole catastrophy. Here the grandmother is trying to get some peace and sense out of what was done to her son in life and continuously through his death...When is the public, the lawmakers, and the dr.s going to be put to justice..and I'm sorry I am a white woman with out the blinders on, but I say even in death this mans suffered a public lynching while alive and now even more so in death. I'm sick to death of the injustice that goes on out there in California...and I agree with another post here..don't complain about the money spent on this wonderful human being...because in his death he still brought more money back, probably more than this state has seen in years. I love you Michael Jackson, and my heart goes out to the family. I have seriously lost alot of faith in mankind...we are seeing alot more barbarian behavior nore now than ever. Disgusting...so sad and disgusting.
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Mrs. Jackson is frustrated because her son Michael should not have died, I don't blame her one bit to go after everyone involved in the come back concerts, BUT I still believe the biggest blame is on Dr. DEATH MURRAY!!!! He was hired to do a job and that was to keep Michael Jackson Healthy not KILL HIM, alot of people have sleep disorders and aren't taking profol a powerful anestetic that should only be used in a HOSPITAL..Dr Death was wrong in even having it, He should have been able to coach MJ in how to relax and fall asleep with natural things, or sleep aids, Sorry I know because I had the same problem its easy to get hooked on pills and it takes the right treatment to get control, like a professinal to help & it does work, because I'm clean and healthy thanks to my Doctors I hope Prince Michael is getting help, I wish them all the best & God Bless Them & keep them safe from Harm, MJ is watching from above he will keep them safe,....RIP MJ ....its all for the L.O.V.E
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in THIS IS IT...michael jackson looked fustrated with all the amatures he was working with down to the blonde girl the dancers keyboard all of them as well as the guitar player blonde girl!! kenny ortega was not qualified to direct anything!!! got a bad feeling from just watching him boss michael around !!! the music sounded bad I know michael was totally disgusted!! kenny ortega was such a joke!! dont belive anything I hear from the media all lies!!! cant be trusted ever on the news!!
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