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Joe Jackson's Wrongful Death Lawsuit

6/25/2010 7:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

UPDATE: The wrongful death lawsuit has been stamped by the federal clerk.

TMZ has obtained Joe Jackson's wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray that Joe's lawyer, Brian Oxman, will file today -- Joe asks for unspecified damages in connection with the death of Michael Jackson.  And, the lawsuit lists Katherine Jackson and Michael's three kids as "nominal" plaintiffs.

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The lawsuit does not name AEG, though Oxman has alleged the company that produced "This Is It" was at least partly responsible for Jackson's death.   

Oxman does not explain what he means when he lists Katherine and MJ's kids as "nominal" plaintiffs.  He clearly does not have authority to sue on behalf of the children.

According to the suit, "Mr. Jackson believes there are other parties responsible for Michael Jackson's death but has not yet gathered sufficient information regarding their potential liability or responsibility."  The suit says the complaint will be amended when sufficient info is gathered.

TMZ obtained a copy of the complaint, which will be filed in federal court this morning. In the complaint, Joe alleges Dr. Murray withheld vital information from the doctors and EMTs who were trying to save Jackson's life -- information that he had administered Propofol.

The complaint -- much like the intent to sue document TMZ first broke -- states that Murray tried to "clean-up the scene" before EMTs arrived.

Something new ... Murray told cops he was monitoring Michael when he gave him Propofol with a pulse oximeter, which measures the level of oxygen in a patient's blood.  But according to the suit, when police searched the scene, they found the oximeter "in the closet in the next room."

The complaint alleges Dr. Murray felt he could change his story -- from Jackson had no drug problem, to Jackson was addicted to Propofol -- because he kept no medical records, as required by California law.

The complaint alleges Joe Jackson has suffered more than $75,000 in damages, the minimum amount required to get jurisdiction in federal court.  The case was filed in federal -- not California court -- because Dr. Murray's residence is outside the state.

The suit claims Dr. Murray administered a "polypharmacy" of drugs to Jackson for months before his death.

Interestingly, Oxman does not allege in the lawsuit -- like he did in the notice to sue -- that Dr. Murray was at a strip club, drinking, hours before Jackson died.

The complaint says Jackson had a week pulse while he was being worked on at UCLA.  The strong intimation -- had Dr. Murray told UCLA doctors that Propofol was a factor, they could have taken steps to save Jackson's life.

And something else that's interesting.  It was widely reported that Joe Jackson introduced Michael to Dr. Murray in Las Vegas, after Jackson needed a doctor for his children in 2006.  But in the lawsuit, it says, "Defendants Murray, Acres Home (Murray's clinic in Houston) and Global (Murray's clinic in Nevada) solicited Michael Jackson to take care of his individual health needs."

And this sidenote -- When Jackson was taken to the UCLA Medical Center on June 25, he was admitted under the alias, Soule Shaun


206 COMMENTS

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16.

Stacy    

If there's anyway for this man to make $$ from this, he'll try.
MJ will never rest in peace thanks to this money grubbing family & assosciated vultures.

1517 days ago
17.

MiMi    



ET Live Stream: Michael Jackson Memorial



http://www.etonline.com/live/engineering.html

1517 days ago
18.

mjfanalways    

Michael i love you very much.miss you and your smile.love and hugs sweetheart.

1517 days ago
19.

jayden_90    

DO you think that out of all of the brothers and sister Micheal has if something should happen to kathrine the kids should go to janet? i believe the rest of them would use them as penny banks. she is the most stable one right?

1517 days ago
20.

angles    

GET ALL YOU CAN SO THIS SO CALLED DR. IS TAKEN DOWN TO THE GROUND .

1517 days ago
21.

HumanNature    

Good Morning MiMi



Yes, this is a REALLY SAD DAY FOR THE WORLD!!!



WE HAVE LOST A MUSICAL GENUIS!!!



LET'S KEEP "THE KING OF MUSIC" ALIVE!!!!



MJ's LOVE = WORLD WIDE LOVE



(( LOVE HUG ))



Human Nature by Michael Jackson



Looking out across the night-time
The city winks a sleepless eye
Hear her voice shake my window
Sweet seducing sighs



Get me out into the night-time
Four walls won't hold me tonight
If this town is just an apple
Then let me take a bite



If they say, why, why? Tell 'em that is human nature
Why, why does he do me that way?
If they say, why, why? Tell 'em that is human nature
Why, why does he do me that way?



Reaching out to touch a stranger
Electric eyes are everywhere
See that girl, she knows I'm watching
She likes the way I stare



If they say, why, why? Tell 'em that is human nature
Why, why does he do me that way?
If they say, why, why? Tell 'em that is human nature
Why, why does he do me that way?
I like livin' this way, I like lovin' this way



Looking out across the morning
The city's heart begins to beat
Reaching out, I touch her shoulder
I'm dreaming of the street



If they say, why, why? Tell 'em that is human nature
Why, why does he do me that way?
If they say, why, why? Ooh, tell 'em
Why, why does he do me that way?



If they say, why, why? Cha cha cha
Why, why does he do me that way?
If they say why, why, why? Ooh, tell 'em
Why, why does he do me that way?



If they say, why, why? Ooh, tell 'em
Why, why does he do me that way?
If they say, why, why? Da da da
Why, why does he do me that way?
I like livin' this way

1517 days ago
22.

moni    

How can twelve months pass by so quickly?
Again a day in June, bright and warm, dark and cold at the same time.
Again Michael's music all over the radio, again these specials on TV.
And still he's so much missed.

1517 days ago
23.

Sick of it all    

Joe Jackson is nothing but a greedy prick and looking to profit off the death of Michael....remember he was out peddling some new venture just 2 months after Michael passed away.....JERK!!!

1517 days ago
24.

Mindy    

I think that Joe is just doing that because MJ didn't leave him anything and he has tried to get money and doesn't like that the Estate controls all the money. He is just doing it for the money and it is really sad!

1517 days ago
25.

Gill    

Couldn't agree more billiejean

1517 days ago
26.

rene    

He should start @ point A, My sister is an Herion Addict, she started out With the gate-way drug Pot years ago. My mom is in denial. Thank God she lives 1000 miles away or my mom would be funding her addiction. My point is I know his dad is sad ,however this Physician Murry is not to blame and it won't bring your son back.

1517 days ago
27.

HumanNature    

I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson w/Siedah Garrett



I Just Can't Stop Loving You lyrics
I Just Want To Lay Next To You
For Awhile
You Look So Beautiful Tonight
Your Eyes Are So Lovely
Your Mouth Is So Sweet
A Lot Of People
Misunderstand Me
That's Because They Don't
Know Me At All
I Just Want To Touch You
And Hold You
I Need You
God I Need You
I Love You So Much



[Michael]
Each Time The Wind Blows
I Hear Your Voice So
I Call Your Name . . .
Whispers At Morning
Our Love Is Dawning
Heaven's Glad You Came . . .



You Know How I Feel
This Thing Can't Go Wrong
I'm So Proud To Say
I Love You
Your Love's Got Me High
I Long To Get By
This Time Is Forever
Love Is The Answer



[Siedah]
I Hear Your Voice Now
You Are My Choice Now
The Love You Bring
Heaven's In My Heart
At Your Call
I Hear Harps,
And Angels Sing



You Know How I Feel
This Thing Can't Go Wrong
I Can't Live My Life
Without You



[Michael]
I Just Can't Hold On



[Siedah]
I Feel We Belong



[Michael]
My Life Ain't Worth Living
If I Can't Be With You



[Both]
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
And If I Stop . . .
Then Tell Me Just What
Will I Do



[Siedah]
'Cause I Just Can't Stop
Loving You



[Michael]
At Night When The
Stars Shine
I Pray In You I'll Find
A Love So True . . .



[Siedah]
When Morning Awakes Me
Will You Come And Take Me
I'll Wait For You



[Michael]
You Know How I Feel
I Won't Stop Until
I Hear Your Voice Saying
"I Do"



[Siedah]
"I Do"
This Thing Can't Go Wrong



[Michael]
This Feeling's So Strong



[Siedah]
Well, My Life Ain't
Worth Living



[Both]
If I Can't Be With You
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
And If I Stop . . .
Then Tell Me, Just What
Will I Do



[Michael]
I Just Can't Stop Loving You



[Siedah]
We Can Change All The World
Tomorrow



[Michael]
We Can Sing Songs Of
Yesterday



[Siedah]
I Can Say, Hey . . .Farewell
To Sorrow



[Michael]
This Is My Life And I,



[Both]
Want To See You For Always
I Just Can't Stop Loving You



[Siedah]
No, Baby



[Michael]
Oh!



[Both]
I Just Can't Stop Loving You



[Siedah]
If I Can't Stop!



[Both]
And If I Stop . . .



[Siedah]
No



[Michael]
Oh! Oh! Oh . . .Oh . . .



[Siedah]
What Will I Do? Uh . . .Ooh . . .
(Then Tell Me, Just What
Will I Do)



[Both]
I Just Can't Stop Loving You



[Michael]
Hee! Hee! Hee! Know I Do
Girl!



[Both]
I Just Can't Stop Loving You



[Michael]
You Know I Do
And If I Stop . . .



[Both]
Then Tell Me, Just What
Will I Do



1517 days ago
28.

MeeMee    

So sick of hearing about Michael Jackson. More important people have passed away and there is not this much fanfare a year later. Joe Jackson is a piece of work. Everything and anything for attention. The most offensive thing he has done so far though has been to lay partial blame on his wife for not addressing the drug use with Michael. What a loser.

1517 days ago
29.

legalnitpicker    

Wow. Great lawyer... first page and already a typo! It should be "guardian ad litum" and "ad itum".

1517 days ago
30.

snodgrass    

Too bad it isn't his estate doing it. I hope Joe dies before he gets any money. Sell out piece of crap.

1517 days ago
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