Joe Jackson's Lawyer Prepares Legal Case Against Michael's Live Promoters

An attorney for MICHAEL JACKSON's father JOE is preparing to file an official complaint against concert promoters AEG, accusing company bosses of violating U.S. law by overworking the late superstar as he prepared for his ill-fated London residency.
Jackson suffered a cardiac arrest and died last June (09), just days before he was due to kick-off the mammoth This Is It series of tour dates.
His death has been ruled a homicide and the singer's medic, Dr. Conrad Murray, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter for administering the drug that ultimately led to his demise.
But Joe Jackson wants his son's concert bosses held accountable and his lawyer, Brian Oxman, is set to lodge a complaint with the United States Attorney General, alleging AEG executives were not in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Oxman alleges AEG heads knew about the Thriller star's struggle with prescription drugs, deeming him effectively disabled, but continued to pressure Jackson to stick to a gruelling rehearsal schedule in preparation for the London shows.
Oxman is also planning to file a complaint with the Medical Board of California, claiming AEG bosses had such tight control of the singer's medical treatment, it became the unauthorised practise of medicine, reports TMZ.com.
The attorney tells the website he will lodge the complaints with the government agencies this month (Jun10), before the first anniversary of Jackson's death (25Jun10).


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what happened to the big article, with his 3 children, mom,or stepmom, joe, and a whole bunch of other people? I was reading it, a couple days ago.
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Joe Jackson is the biggest Horses A--- in the world.Always trying to make a buck at his children's expense. Michael had no admiration for him. He forgave him years later for all of the terrible things he did to him when he was a kid. Treated his wife like dirt, cheated on her had a child out of wed lock. Yes he is really nice guy. Right. Micheal did not die from a heart attack. Michael died from cardiac arrest. His heart stopped. Because of all the drugs Murray gave him all at once on top of the propofol. That's what killed him not a heart attack. Michael was hi own man, if he didn't want to do all of those shows than he would not have. He was in so much debt he had to. So if Joe Jackson thinks his son died of a Heart Attack he better check the death certificate again. I can't stand him. Always at his children's expense. Get a job JOE. I don't think he can win against AEG'S lawyers. They have the best. Joe Jackson is a petty man. Leave your son alone.
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Money, money, money. In a rich man's world.
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The system is not fair.......We need to get our constitution back instead of loaning it out to other countries...as if we didn't need it anymore...We need it back!!!!!!!Joe Jackson do you actually really think you can get a case against these people....They don't care!!!!! they control everything....we need our system back ,,,our Constitution!!!!!!!!!!!!Michael died of a cardiac arrest, which is different than a heart attack!!!!!!!!Educate yourself and you will understand!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Reat In Peace MICHAEL WE YOUR FANS LOVE YOU........
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that's right gett um' Joseph, you are correct he was disabled, beacuse of the fire, that burned him severly and resulted in his dependence on prescribtion medications. I have veiwed the "This Is Tt " Movie and he did perform the rehearsals to the best of his abitiy, this was no fault of his own. He was a man mearly doing his job, too the best of his knowledge, defiying his health and putting his obligations to AEG first, before himself. I saw a deacated person,stadfast and confident to produce the beat performance ever possible. I could not tell of pain from former injuries. Still, the company hired Dr. Murray to give him various medications, know that the conbinations would be fatal doses to result in death of his paitence, therefore i still say it was pre-meditated, forgive me if I am wrong. but this is how I feel about the greedy money hungry people who don't care about you; but just want to get payed by your performance. God Bless you and your wife, may your son RIp
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i meant to say best not beat
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No,No Joe Jackson you doing the right THING !!! I wished my father and Mother cared about me that much!!!!As a child, I must of been 5 years, an old drunk neighbor Lady in Germany tried to Kill me! Knocked me on Concious and pulled all my Long Hair out. All my Parents did was made her Move after the Police Drama. Go for it !!!!Make them Pay !!! And since you have all these Lawers handy please go and sue BP too !!! For all the Pain there will still cost us in the long RUN!!! Joe GO FOR IT even it will take a 100 years.You Do Love your Family...
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To all you die hard fans that diss Mr Joseph Jackson-- newsflash--- Michael forgave his father many years ago or did you not listen to his speech at Harvard?If Michael came to terms with his childhood views of his father = then why can you not?Mr Joseph Jackson is doing what needs to be done - or did you diehards also miss Michael's warning that "they want me dead because of my catalogue?"go to youtube and watch "the hijacking of the michael jackson estate" parts 1&2 and then decide if Joseph should sit back and not try to get justice for Michael. The fans should be his strongest ally.See who is really benefitting from Michaels estate - never mind Katherine and the kids - check it out and see if it is truly fair that strangers prevail over Michaels flesh and blood
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