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Michael Jackson's Dad Wants Medical Records

12/31/2009 4:09 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, has subpoenaed medical and other records from the UCLA Medical Center because he believes the records could reveal evidence of foul play in Jackson's death -- and the subpoena has outraged MJ estate lawyers ... TMZ has learned.



Joe's lawyer, Brian Oxman, sent 2 subpoenas to the UCLA Medical Center -- the hospital where Michael Jackson was pronounced dead on June 25. Oxman is asking for a number of documents, including medical records, autopsy reports, autopsy photos, medications and prognosis assessments.

Joe Jackson tells TMZ his entire family is behind the subpoenas -- Katherine, the brothers and sisters, along with him. He says they all believe the medical records will show what was in Jackson's body when he passed and they believe the information will expose foul play.

We've obtained a letter sent to Oxman by estate lawyer Howard Weitzman, in which Weitzman calls the subpoenas "clearly improper." Weitzman claims the subpoenas violate Jackson's right of privacy and the physician/patient privilege. Weitzman also says the subpoenas are irrelevant to Joe Jackson's only legal claim -- a financial allowance.

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61.

marie j    

right he wants the records so he can take someone to court for a few million sorry i love michsael more hen live itself and i d giove mine to get him back but joes actions since his sopn died mke me loose evey respect i ever might have had for that man

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62.

jc    

They're scared thats why they think its improper it makes so much sense the family has a right to see the patients medical records. There WAS foul play and they wanna cover it up.

1670 days ago
63.

oreo    

And Mama just hung her head and said,
"Son, Papa was a rolling stone.
Wherever he laid his hat was his home.
(And when he died) All he left us was ALONE."
"Papa was a rolling stone, my son.
Wherever he laid his hat was his home.
(And when he died) All he left us was ALONE."

1670 days ago
64.

Sevarge    

What next? Geez Joe give it a rest.

1670 days ago
65.

puppi    



THESE LAWYERS FOR MJ. ESTATE ARE CROOKS....AT FIRST "WEITZMAN"
TOOK HIMSELF OUT OF THE WILL & NOW HE IS BACK...

BECAUSE TMZ IS OWNED BY THE FRIEND OF THOSE F@@KING LAWYERS
TMZ DROPS ANY POST THAT WOULD SHOW THE FRAUD THESE LAWYERS
ARE COMMITING...PERIOD.

1670 days ago
66.

Party 'till you die!    

Joe is a walking human form of a lamprey fish.

1670 days ago
67.

WillOTheWisp    



Oh come on people....Michael was dead as a door nail by the time the paramedics arrived at his home!!!
Why are you discussing rather he died at home or the hospital???
Even the paramedics couldn’t understand why Dr. Murray wouldn’t pronounce Michael dead!!! They said it was clear to them is was dead, deceased, departed, late, lifeless, defunct, extinct,
CORE MEANING: no longer living, functioning, or in existence!!!!!!

1670 days ago
68.

The Boo    

I don't see anything wrong with what he's doing. For once it seems he's actually showing an interest in his son beyond the fact of how wealthy he was.

1670 days ago
69.

astabasta    

14. There is nothing worse it seems than an old illiterate VULTURE aka Joe Jackson, and his brood of vultures (the brothers). These no-class rolex-wearing, rolls-driving inconsiderate azzh*les will stop at nothing until they completely ruin the MJ brand and MJ's kids get next to nothing!

Posted at 2:26PM on Dec 31st 2009 by bianca

Joe may be a lot of things, but illiterate wouldn´t be one of them. His father was a school teacher.
My guess is that the overall IQ of the Jackson family is pretty damn high - they wouldn´t be where they are if it wasn´t.

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70.

WillOTheWisp    

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71.

astabasta    

Someone wrote "Happy new year, balls."

LOL, yeah, I am childish, I just find that so absurdly funny!

Happy new year, balls (and Kooky of course!), from me too! :-D

1670 days ago
72.

MJ's PYT Superfly Sista    


i'm glad catfish Joe is finally speaking out.with all his
faults i do believe the man loved his son.The most talented
and smartess of them all.Michael was murdered and DEAD when
the paramedics arrived.SOMEONE needs to push the issue and
old beatem down Joe is just the man for the job. FINALLY!
GO JOE..I love you Michae..Always..F**k the press Michael
your the best. RIGHT ON!!!

1670 days ago
73.

WillOTheWisp    



You know, I don't really blame Mr. Jackson. What IF someone knew about Michael usage of propofol and somehow injected something into the dose that was to be given to Michael.

Since propofol is known to cause cardiac arrest if not properly administered, someone could get away with murder and not be suspected.

Someone other than Dr. Murray could have played a part in Michael’s death. Security can’t find the video!!!!!

A lot of people knew about his preferred sleep aid, and injecting other substance into a vial of propofol could do the job (murder). It could’ve happened! Think about it…..if Michael insisted to be put under with the propofol and died, who could they really blame????

That is why Dr. Murray has not been arrested. Michael wanted the propofol! But could there have been something in it????? Go find out Joseph!

Posted at 2:54PM on Dec 31st 2009 by WillOTheWisp

Anything is possible and this could have happened. It wouldn't surprise me if something like this happened.

1670 days ago
74.

OMG!    

Fortunate or not, Joe Jackson is the next-to-kin (as well as his wife) and have a right to that information. Also, he may be looking at it as a basis for a wrongful death suit against Dr. Murray.

On the sleazy side, is Joe looking to profit through the sale of such info? I would hope not.

1670 days ago
75.

MJ's PYT Superfly Sista    


NOW i say to all who think MJ is NOT DEAD.Would his family
waste their time and money if he was on some island sipping
chardonnay? HELL NO !!!! RIP MICHAEL ,I LOVE YOU ALWAYS....
There is NO HOAX..MIchael was MURDERED.My heart is too heavy
and the pain is real.2010 will bring my boo justice.

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