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Joe Jackson -- I Want Half a Billion Bucks

10/20/2010 4:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's dad, Joe Jackson, wants somewhere between $10 million and $500 million from Dr. Conrad Murray to compensate him for the loss of his son's support ... this according to new documents obtained by TMZ.

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In the docs -- part of Joe's wrongful death lawsuit -- he claims the money he seeks is in "the realistic range of provable damages."

Joe says 20% of his damages are for loss of support, 40% are for emotional distress and 40% are for "loss of comfort, aid, society and companionship."

And this is huge ... Dr. Murray says he's broke and can't settle anything because his insurance company is refusing to cover him.

Joe's lawyer, Brian Oxman, also says he may take the depositions of more than 60 people who have info regarding Jackson's death.

Dr. Murray says in his new filings he does not want to sit for a deposition until after the criminal case runs its course.  It's a whole 5th Amendment thing.


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76.

TMP    

After all that man did to his children... he wants money from someone else to make up for the fact that he can no longer mooch money off his son. What a D-bag.

1363 days ago
77.

??    

Want in one hand **** in the other Joe. You will never collect a dime from this doctor even if you some how win this joke law suit. He will just skip the country and parctice medicine on his home island.

1363 days ago
78.

all about fashion    

Joe Jackson ist so digusting. He is such an idiot. Let Michael rest in peace.
http://www.lianaagulha.com

1363 days ago
79.

Jody    

This needs to be thrown out of court. Michael was not required to support his father, only his children. This moocher needs to be brought before the judge and told to find a job to support himself.

1363 days ago
80.

Miss M    

Why oh why don't U stop Joe, you did not deserve all that he gave you and Katherine. You both are living like you were the entertainers, I mean really filing bankruptcy for $45 million dollars !! Other entertainers do no not drain their children for money, like you and Kate. Most are extremely happy when their children buy them a 1 million home. Oh no not you and Katherine you are no satisfied you want to live like Arabs !!
Oh yeah, you are the reason he ould not get married to a regular person, because you wee to afraid that the wife would have got the money instead of you !! Lisa Pressley was great because she had money right ?

1363 days ago
81.

debby    

he was and still is a greedy bastard. if michael wanted to support him, he would have put him in his will. although, dr. murray deserves to be sued....not by Michael's father.

1363 days ago
82.

The Doc Is In    

Murray didn't kill MJ. MJ.
When you're 50, it's time to take some persnal responsibility for your actions.
Can't blame others forever.
Joe is a leech. Mike was a junkie.
Mike killed Mike and Murray was simply an accomplice just like Joe was.

1363 days ago
83.

Jamaican Boo    

Joe creates this hideous Peter Pan monster of a son, Michael, whose insatiable narcissism drives the son to hire a doctor to administer a lethal drug that eventually kills him and Joe expects to be compensated for this. ROTFLMAO!

1363 days ago
84.

Tony    

This sleaze lost the comfort,security and companionship many years ago when he treated Michael like a cash machine and not a son.

How many times, how many courts and how many people have to tell this sleazebag to take a walk. Michael cut him off and din't leave him in his will and that should tell the judge everything he needs to know to rules on this scam lawsuit.
Joe's hopeing Murray's insurance company will settle giving him a million or two, but the insurance company is not covering Murray, so you're out of luck old con artist.

GET A JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1363 days ago
85.

Tracy    

How disgraceful! I hope the truth comes out about his death - BUT I hope his money hungry dad gets NADA!

1363 days ago
86.

mj is the sexiest man ever    

MICHAEL JACKSON IS ALIVE
AND YOU WONT TAKE ANY MONEY JOE

1363 days ago
87.

Scott    

All I can say is long live the king of pop.......sooner or later Joe will be dead maybe then he can truely rest in peace.

I love you more MJ, thank you!

1363 days ago
89.

Scott    

tyvm Phantom awesome video :)

1363 days ago
90.

Shag    

This clown filed a lawsuit on the anniversary date of his sons death; need I say more?

1363 days ago
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