Mother Katherine Wants $40 Billion From AEG Over Michael Jackson's Death

Katherine Jackson is demanding $40 BILLION in damages for the wrongful death trial of her son Michael Jackson. The mother of the King of Pop is suing concert promoters AEG Live claiming the executives behind her son's doomed comeback shows in London were negligent ignoring life-threatening health concerns.

Last month, a judge ruled that the case would go to trial, with newly obtained legal papers suggesting Katherine wants the entertainment bosses to pay over $40 billion in damages. According to TMZ.com, the documents state that Jackson's three children should have $6 billion for all the future earnings their father would have generated, and an additional $31 million for various other damages. Though the figures appear ridiculous on the surface, Jackson was still the biggest pop-star on the planet at the time of his death and his sold out This Is It tour would have generated millions. With future albums and tours, it's not beyond the realms of possibility that Jackson would have generated billions. 

AEG Live officials say the damage claim is "preposterous," as the Thriller hitmaker's career had been badly damaged by child molestation allegations. Ticket sales say otherwise. 

Katherine Jackson will go to trial on April 2, 2013, and claim AEG Live executives negligently hired and supervised Dr Conrad Murray, the doctor who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death. His trial was one of the most-watched spectacles in television history. 

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YANNI54

Conrad Murray has proven that AEG hired him. If Ms. Katherine's lawsuit is against AEG and Murray was the scapegoat and was found guilty of killing MJ's and is doing jail time plus has lost his license to practice medicine, then what reason would he have to refuse to testify against AEG by taking the 5th. I wonder if AEG has gotten to him and promised that when he gets out of jail they will financially take care of him. I remember the contract that Murray had was sign by AEG and Murray not by MJ. They claimed MJ died before he could sign it I'll bet MJ wasn't suppose to sign anything. If MJ was in debt before the tour how was he going to hire and pay anyone? AEG took care of every aspect of that concert including payment to MJ. Now AEG is after MJ's children supposedly deposing them, but it sounds more like an interrogation. I just read that they have deposed Ms. Katherine for the last three day, 9 hours per day and they want a fourth. AEG doesn't want to take any responsibilty and by allowing Murray to take the fall, they assumed that would be it once he was convicted, but like MJ's death, Ms. Katherine is curtailing their plans.

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zen2580

yes someone thought he was worth more dead than alive ??? and conrad should be on death row as for me !!! scary to have a killer doctor !!!

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