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Dr. Murray Dodged Wrongful Death Lawsuit in 2007

2/16/2011 10:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson wasn't the first patient to die while in Dr. Murray's care -- in fact, TMZ has learned MJ investigators spoke with the son of a former Murray patient who BLAMES the doc for killing his dad in a botched surgery. 

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Months after MJ's death, LAPD detectives spoke with Gerard White -- whose father died 6 days after Dr. Murray operated on his heart in Las Vegas back in 2007. 

White told investigators Murray not only botched the surgery and ripped a hole in his dad's heart -- but he failed to recognize obvious, tell-tale signs that his patient was fatally wounded.

Gerard told investigators he and his family contacted a lawyer to go after Dr. Murray -- but they couldn't find an attorney who would take the case because there wasn't enough money to be made.

Gerard also said that after his father died, Murray did "exactly what he's doing in the Jackson case" ... because he never attempted to speak with his family members about the situation. 

Murray's rep tell TMZ Gerard's story is "hearsay and totally unsubstantiated."

The rep adds, "Murray has medical insurance for lawsuits. If an attorney thought Gerard White had a case he surely could have been paid.  The fact that White couldn’t find a lawyer to take the case tells me White's claims most likely had no merit."


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91.

LC4Michael    

Oh yes Ulja - I so wish we could turn back time. I wish this whole thing were a bad dream and that we would all wake-up and he would be alive!!

Some keep saying that he is alive..he is not and I wish they would stop saying that.

But he lives forever in our hearts and through his music!

1240 days ago
92.

CJ    

Why are Michael Jackson fans such stupid, brainless idiots? You guys dont know anything about this case or the current case but you spout off your ignorant ideas and stupid theories as if you do. Well I got news for ya, the world laughs at you and how stupid/ridiculous/crazy you all are! Anyways GOD BLESS THE GOOD DOCTOR CONRAD MURRAY!! JUSTICE FOR MURRAY!

1240 days ago
93.

Phantom of the Opera    

What DID happen on June 25th? part 38 by LunaJo67

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL4cziPrXsU;

1240 days ago
94.

moni    

Is it possible for Murray to have performed surgery? As far as I know he is not a surgeon.

Posted at 10:17 AM on Feb 16, 2011 by Siggisis
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Uh, maybe he's a hobby surgeon. Or a part time surgeon. Or this was his first surgery at all – a test!? "BAD luck, Mr White, didn't work. Will have to practice a little more".

Everything's possible with that man.

And "ripping a hole" in others' hearts is obviously his speciality. Ask Prince, Paris and Blanket.

1240 days ago
95.

LC4Michael    

Right on Moni!

What still amazes me is how the non-fans or the fans of Murray keep making comments on how stupid we are for trying to figure out this whole mess. So What! What's it to you and how is this hurting you?! Don't come to these boards or read our posts if they bother you so much. We have been here since day one and will be here until the trial is over. So bugger off!!

1240 days ago
96.

Denisse    

This whole this is full of holes!!! I know MJ wanted that propofol, but he took the first Doctor who said yes!!! HE ALSO HAD TO KNOW ABOUT THIS GUYS BACKGROUND, SO I STILL FEEL THIS IS STAGED!!! GO TO:

http://bestofmichaeljackson.jclondon.com/

for more Jackson news.

1240 days ago
97.

Siggisis    

The haters are not here because of Michael Jackson. They are here to vent - not about Michael, but about their sad, sorry lives. And they are here because of us, the fans. Most of us fans are good, compassionate and warm people - WONDERFUL people!
The haters have so little warmth and love in their lives, so they gravitate towards us, the loving, caring, warm people. And even if they have to communicate with us, gorgeous people, from a distance and through insults and obscenities (because that is all they know), it gives their sad existences a tiny ray of our grace and loveliness, which they can warm their chilly little souls by...........................................................................................OMG, I am actually laughing while writing this! Maybe I overdid it - but there is a LITTLE bit of truth in what I say! ;-) ;-)

1240 days ago
98.

moni    

Hi LC4Michael,

the thought of "fans of Murray" makes me cringe. Aargh! What devotional fan articles will they buy? A Murray poster – the good doc with this merciful eyes, all in white, raising his healing hands? Or a bracelet, with a golden syringe? Will they download the "Murray Song" – "Innocent Angel", or the "Heart Ripper" Rap?

Really, this makes me sick. Sick!

But seriously: Weird is not to figure out this mess. Weird is NOT to be interested in this case but eavesdrop on others who do discuss it, and to make one's own life harder by permanently and persistently being angry and mad at them. But well – each to their own, LOL. It doesn't really bother me. I don't have the time anyway to read all posts everyday – so I select and scroll down the unfriendly ones. Saves time, and unnecessary frustration. LOL!

1240 days ago
99.

LC4Michael    

Posted at 11:44 AM on Feb 16, 2011 by Siggisis

LOL! A bit sugary-sweet but so cute! There is more than a little truth to it. They do gravitate toward us don't they?

1240 days ago
100.

mymjj5.    

Of course Michael knew murray. there's no question that michael jackson knew who conrad murray was. knowing your killer does not justify them to murder you. murray is just one out of a cohort of doctors who will compromise their careers for a dollar.

1240 days ago
101.

Siggisis    

Uh, maybe he's a hobby surgeon. Or a part time surgeon. Or this was his first surgery at all – a test!? "BAD luck, Mr White, didn't work. Will have to practice a little more".

Everything's possible with that man.

And "ripping a hole" in others' hearts is obviously his speciality. Ask Prince, Paris and Blanket.


Posted at 11:18 AM on Feb 16, 2011 by moni

Well said, moni.

1240 days ago
102.

Chic    

This quack doctor is guilty of total recklessness imo and his
license should be revoked.

1240 days ago
103.

moni    

Posted at 11:44 AM on Feb 16, 2011 by Siggisis

Whoo, what a post, Siggisis! Such beautiful words... I can virtually see how you've been carried away with your puter...

Apropos Murray fans and Muray posters: This is your special skill, isn't it, Siggisis? Remember the Flying Doctor and Dr Conrad Bieber! Hey, you could make a fortune! OhWell would probably order one for each room (hm, how many rooms does a trailer have? Okay. One for each wall).

1240 days ago
104.

Tellit    

91.
It is a pity that there is no way to return time back!

Posted at 11:08 AM on Feb 16, 2011 by Ulja
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Ulja don't cry your pretty little eyes out about that.
Michael Jackson has already turned back time for himself.

Michael J. Jackson is not D.E.A.D.

1240 days ago
105.

Siggisis    

Apropos Murray fans and Muray posters: This is your special skill, isn't it, Siggisis? Remember the Flying Doctor and Dr Conrad Bieber! Hey, you could make a fortune! OhWell would probably order one for each room (hm, how many rooms does a trailer have? Okay. One for each wall).

Posted at 12:18 PM on Feb 16, 2011 by moni

LOLOL - I think I want to be Murray´s personal stylist. I am sure he can afford it - he can afford so much else as it is! I will make sure he looks fab for the trial, starting with the Bieber-bangs!

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