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Michael Jackson

Lawsuit Accuses Doctor

of Fueling MJ's Addiction

8/4/2011 8:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Dr. Arnold Klein
provided serious drugs to Michael Jackson, which left the singer so out of it ... he couldn't even stand up straight ... this according to a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ.

In the lawsuit, filed by Klein's former assistant and confidant Jason Pfeiffer -- it is alleged "Throughout 2009, Michael was a frequent patient of Klein." The lawsuit continues, "Several times, Klein told Pfeiffer to help Michael down to the car because Michael was too drugged up and disoriented to stand on his own."

Pfeiffer says he voiced his concern for Michael's "safety" -- because he and Klein's nurses "were worried that Michael was being 'overmedicated' by Klein." Pfeiffer says Klein simply told him to "keep his mouth shut."

And there's more -- Pfeiffer claims Klein tried to sneak Michael prescription muscle relaxers in 2009 by writing a prescription in Pfeiffer's name.  Pfeiffer claims he refused to participate in the scheme.

Pfeiffer also claims in the suit ... sometime around October 2008, Klein was contacted by Michael Jackson, who told the doc he "needed 'to get out of a court appearance' and needed a doctor's note."

According to the suit, Klein told Michael he would take care of it and issued a note saying MJ was suffering from a Staph Infection ... based on a fabricated test.

Klein's treatment of MJ has been questioned in the past -- TMZ broke the story ... Klein injected Michael with 51 Demerol injections in the 3 months before Jackson died. Klein has always maintained that he treated Michael in accordance with the highest medical standards.

Pfeiffer claims he was wrongfully terminated by Klein -- and in the suit, filed Wednesday in Klein's ongoing bankruptcy case, Pfeiffer alleges that Klein forced him to help round up gay sex partners for Klein, including prostitutes and homeless people.

Pfeiffer also claims he would have to help "prepare" Klein for sexual encounters -- adding, "Klein required that Pfeiffer wash Klein's groin."

Pfeiffer -- who has stated in the past that he was Michael Jackson's gay lover -- says he suffers from severe emotional problems as a result of Klein's treatment -- and is suing for unspecified damages.

UPDATE: A lawyer for Klein tells TMZ, "Dr. Klein is one of the most esteemed and respected dermatologists in his profession in the country.  This counterclaim is totally unfounded, and frankly it's garbage.  The claims in Dr. Klein's lawsuit are very serious, and we're taking them all the way."


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Marie    

Eleonora49: 1 day ago
Today I heard on the news that we are falling into a new Recession again. What Baloney !!We have been in a recession-Depression for years know, we never came out of it! How can anyone say a new one !!!

Now everybody all over the world will be homeless and will get invited to Dr. Klein's office for sex. Yuck!!!!!

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Eleonora49    

Deep deep down in an old castel,Your heart is locked in a wooden chest.An oak box of loves desire.Your beauty soo unseen, a hidden treaure of times untold.With secrets never to unfold to any living Soul.Passionate love, an old love affair.Sealed with a kiss on holy grownds.An old castel, Wooden trees surrounds in the hills by a German town.I love you Michael Jackson.

1169 days ago
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mymjj5.    

Today I heard on the news that we are falling into a new Recession again. What Baloney !!We have been in a recession-Depression for years know, we never came out of it! How can anyone say a new one !!!Eveything was Fixeable but people are just greedy and today dont have anymore common sense or a high IQ with dealing things out.
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....with a black man in the oval office now the entire USA has bad credit????????......omlawd...........

....start stockpiling toilet paper and paper towels from the floor to the ceiling........

can you say canned goods?exp: 01012015????(that's some pretty good shelf-life)

1169 days ago
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mymjj5.    

LOL!!!

1169 days ago
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mymjj5.    

Michael Jackson's mother and his three children will present 13 pieces of art created by the late pop legend to Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.
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Michael's number is "7" not "13"...............just sayin'

1169 days ago
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What I Think    

I thought Michael's number was 666.

1169 days ago
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susie    

Michael's number is "7" not "13"...............just sayin'
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Saying what? That piece wasn't about numbers. I don't understand

1169 days ago
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Eleonora49    

Oh my, I just read that Obama is blaming Bush( he inherited the problems) for all the mess, what a Kindergardener. Why did we vote these people into office? If there ARE NO PROBLEMS SOLVERS?I am a single Mom and have to solve a ton of problems. Do you hear me saying its all my ex husbands fault ??God help us after I heard that. Now I know we are all done in this country!!How can you say that??Michaels children are so beautiful, what theyre doing is helping to make the world a Better place.

1169 days ago
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Eleonora49    

Just all remember everything what goes up will come down. The higher you climb the harder the fall.Stay humble and be Good and God will help us all.

1169 days ago
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mymjj5.    

I thought Michael's number was 666.
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Perhaps Michael Phelp's number is 666 (jmo).

*******Michael Jackson's number is 777(fact)******

1165 days ago
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mymjj5.    

Hi Susie

I know what you mean. You have to think like a pagan awaiting the full immersion of the NWO's agenda to get it.

I'm not a pagan......however to understand the new age delusions of the world system, I have to understand it....I'll never accept it but understand it nonetheless.

1165 days ago
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