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Dr. Murray Targets Arnie Klein in MJ Death

9/15/2010 6:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray is going after Michael Jackson's longtime physician and friend, Dr. Arnold Klein, claiming Klein is at least partly to blame for the singer's death and should be a defendant in Joe Jackson's wrongful death lawsuit.

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In legal papers filed today and obtained by TMZ ... Dr. Murray challenges Joe Jackson's decision not to name Dr. Klein as one of the physicians allegedly responsible for his son's death.

In the new docs, Murray quotes from Joe's lawsuit, "Dr. Klein may have been medicating Michael Jackson up until or even beyond June 18, 2009, less than one week before Michael Jackson's death."

And Murray continues quoting from Joe's lawsuit that Dr. Klein "prescribed or may have over medicated Michael Jackson including to such point that AEG Live, LLC had to hire Dr. Murray in order to separate Michael Jackson from Arnold Klein."

And Murray goes on to quote Joe's lawsuit which claims "AEG Live, LLC read Michael Jackson the proverbial 'riot act' to get him to stop subjecting himself to overmedication by Dr. Arnold Klein."

So with all that, Dr. Murray concludes, "The plaintiff [Joe Jackson] does not explain why, given these allegations, Dr. Arnold Klein is not a required party to be added to accord proper relief."

In other words ... why didn't Joe sue Arnie?

As TMZ first reported, Dr. Klein shot Michael full of Demerol -- 51 injections in a 3-month span, right up until the week of his death.

Dr. Murray also points the finger at other doctors who treated Michael Jackson, citing TMZ stories revealing that 7 doctors other than Murray were fueling MJ with meds at or near the time of his death.

Murray's team also asked the court to dismiss Joe's wrongful death lawsuit -- claiming Jackson doesn't have the right to file because he's not a beneficiary of MJ's estate.


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106.

Lee lee    

FoQ....so informative.....but yet you dont want to express your true identity. At least Q had the integrity to "say it and own it " You however are hiding behind your alias.
We already know that the trail is going to spew lots of truths and fabrications.......at least the names of the people spewing will be made public, unlike yours ..you coward. Why dont you KEEP IT REAL AZZHOLE and OWN it, instead of just spewing it.
Put your real name where your stories are!!!!!!!!

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107.

J    

FoQ-apparently you did not know MJ like you claim,or you are just out for media attention,MJ did have a skin disease which turned his skin white,it was not something he could help,he was proud of his AA heritage.Vitiligo IS a genetic skin disease,and it did run on Joe's side of the family.

1414 days ago
108.

Lee lee    


And to the “fans” who say it was hereditary: THAT WAS MJ's BIGGEST COUP. There is NO PROOF – NOR WILL THERE EVER BE – that MJ’s paternal grandfather (or any other blood relative) EVER had Vitiligo. Only MJ’s word and that of family members WHO KNEW BETTER THAN TO GO AGAINST MJ's ORDERS lest they risk being cut off financially. It was an outright LIE. (One fabricated by Bob & MJ, invented for Oprah, and perpetuated by family & diehard fans to save face.) Come on now, how convenient, blame it on a distant relative who was dead long before MJ was even born.


Are you trying to tell me that a coroner can't tell the difference between Vitaligo and skin bleaching????
And what about Prince??? Is he skin Bleaching too ???
I dont pretend to think for one moment that Michael had his faults....he's human after all. But common. I ask you once again ....say it ...own it . Whats your name Kiddo?????

1414 days ago
109.

bunny    

FoQ, and what about Prince Jackson's vitiligo? Is he using bleaching creams under his arm too? I say you are full of b.s. Those responsible for Michael's death would say and do anything to turn his supporters against him.....they never figured that we'd still be here for him after all this time and that we're getting closer and closer to the truth.

1414 days ago
110.

Lee lee    

FoQ, and what about Prince Jackson's vitiligo? Is he using bleaching creams under his arm too? I say you are full of b.s. Those responsible for Michael's death would say and do anything to turn his supporters against him.....they never figured that we'd still be here for him after all this time and that we're getting closer and closer to the truth.

Posted at 4:41 AM on Sep 17, 2010 by bunny

I'm with you bunny....I asked the same question on my earlier post.

1414 days ago
111.

Chiira    

Murray is just ****ed up because Arnie claimed before that Michael was needle phobic o he couldn´t have inject himself.

1414 days ago
112.

Chiira    

*so*

1414 days ago
113.

Cecilia    

TO CONRAD MURRAY -

Turn yourself in you lieing fool.

How many more people are you going to try to throw in the way of the TRUTH?

You're beginning to remind me of OJ Simpson..

............

1414 days ago
114.

Chiira    

FoQ, if you really knew Michael so are you saying that Klein lied when he claimed Michael had vitiligo? He could not be a good person but he seems good on his profession. He would see Michael hadn´t vitiligo.
Can´t believe it. There are pics where you can see the patches, during Off the Wall Era.

1414 days ago
115.

katarina    

comeone guys...second year after mj pased, make up some final story....

1414 days ago
116.

Mee    

Dr klein is not the HEART SPECIALIST that gave Michael CPR on a soft cushiony mattress and never got his heart going.

Wonder if he bought his Medical License at a Diploma Mill?

1414 days ago
117.

Brigha from UK    

129. ....The coroner's report showed a polypharmacy of drugs in his system. They found traces of most of the various benzodiazepines that Dr. Murray has injected prior to the fatal dose of Propofol. The very fact that MJ could tolerate all these drugs and was still not able to sleep points to a high tolerance and an ADDICTION. I find it admirable that you are an MJ fan (he was a lovely man), but less so that you, like so many other fans, are in denial of the facts. And to be clear, I don't judge MJ because he was addicted. Not at all.
Posted at 8:13 AM on Sep 17, 2010 by danger baby
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Have to agree with you DB. His tolerance level was incredible. There were enough benzos given on that single night to bring down a horse, not a man.
I too understand why MJ supporters are reluctant to label him an 'addict'. It is a horrible word, full of seedy conotations. I prefer the term 'medication dependency', but I suppose it's the same thing.

1414 days ago
118.

ismail    

NO ONE IS EVER GOING TO TELL THE TRUTH AND I DON'T REALLY CARE BECAUSE MICHAEL JACKSON HAS ALREADY BEEN TAKEN FROM US. ONLY AEG /DR.MURRAY/KLEIN/& MJ KNEW WHAT REALLY HAPPENED,AND THEY WILL JUST CONTINUE TO LIE, SO REST IN PEACE MICHAEL JACKSON THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME.

1414 days ago
119.

Chiira    

133.

True,he did drugs not for be high but because he had health problems and pain.

1414 days ago
120.

mymjj5    

Good, I hope the doctors all start pointing fingers at each other. Murray injected Michael left the room and someone else (Klein or one of the other 7 docs) finished MJ off. Talk Murray talk! Take everybody down with you. Tell the truth and end this fiasco. Don't be the fall guy if you don't have too!

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