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Katherine Jackson

I Need Help from the Doc

Who Killed My Son

1/20/2013 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0114-katherine-jackson-conrad-murray-tmzKatherine Jackson is reaching out to the man who killed her son because she needs him badly for something ... TMZ has learned.

Katherine is in the throes of a wrongful death lawsuit against AEG, claiming the company negligently hired Dr. Conrad Murray and failed to properly supervise him.

Here's the problem.  She needs Murray on the record, explaining how the arrangement went down, so she's subpoenaed the jailed Doc. Katherine wants Murray to acknowledge AEG masterminded the plan to bring him on board.

It's ironic, to say the least, but Katherine is dealing with some bad options. She can go after Murray, but he doesn't have a pot to piss in. Or, she can try to bring him into the fold in order to go after the deep pockets -- AEG.

Now the real problem -- Murray's not cooperating. His lawyers, Valerie Wass and J. Michael Flanagan, are fighting the subpoena, trying to get it tossed on technical grounds.

So Katherine can persist ... and a judge could order Murray to tell all. But she doesn't want to unnecessarily antagonize the Doc, because a hostile witness is often a bad witness.

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Brigha from UK    

Jackie
"BUT I do believe what they said about trying to convince MJ to get another Dr. It came out in the trial that they had conversations and e-mail with Kenny Ortega and somebody else trying to get them to talk to MJ to convince him to get rid of Murray....."
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Yes,I agree that AEG gave the impression during Murrays trial that Murray acted alone.
However, the emails that I'm referring to where part of the discovery in the AEG v. Lloyds Insurance suit. In particular there is one email in which Randy Phillips reprimands Ortega (probably the only person who really showed any compassion to MJ) and advises him to follow Murrays advice.
There are many more emails yet to be released.
Lawyers have claimed that these are more damaging to AEG than the ones already in the public domain.
We'll have to wait and see....
Either way, I agree with you, MJ was vulnerable and frail. He was lured into the concerts due to financial concerns, yet the contract was completely one-sided. For me, that reeks of exploitation.

640 days ago
17.

Susan62509    

1. It was proven during Murray's trial that he is a pathological liar. AEG attorneys will destroy Murray on the witness stand and Murray's attorneys don't want him to testify because he may slip and say something that would hamper their appeal for Murray. Very interesting that Murray and his attorneys can see this and Katherine's attorneys can't. Katherine's attorneys will milk her in her AEG lawsuit as long as they can.
2. For Katherine to need Murray's help shows her desperation that she doesn't have a chance in hell of winning her AEG lawsuit. She never did from the beginning. She has no proof for her lawsuit.
3. AEG and MJ never signed a contract for Murray's services. Murray was an independent contractor and not an employee of AEG's which means AEG had no responsibility for him. All of Murray's medical services to MJ was to be paid by MJ which Murray signed and agreed. That is the evidence as to why Katherine will not win her lawsuit.
4. Katherines lawsuit against AEG is not for wrongful death. She is suing for breach of contract and negligent hiring.
5. The contract Murray signed and AEG/MJ didn't, was for his medical services beginning in London NOT in the U.S. Murray's services to MJ in May and June were performed at no charge because Murray was a fool.

640 days ago
18.

Jenny Ryan    

Something is apparently nagging at the back of this woman's mind and she wants answers. If her maternal gut instinct is telling her to persue this, she should.

On an aside, I'm disgusted by the 90% of the population that demonized MJ during his trial years that suddenly declared 'omg MJ the pop god forever!!' when he died. Jump on any bandwagon that is trendy, much? Gross.

Let this woman find her answer. It may save someone else.

640 days ago
19.

Elizabeth    

Katherine is in her 80's and has health problems to battle.Before she dies I am sure she needs more answers.. She wants Conrad Murray to acknowledge that the producers of AEG wanted the him for Michael..

They are negligent in Michael Jackson's death in that case also..

640 days ago
20.

mj fan forever    

This disgusting woman is trying to curry murderer's favor from the beginning, when she dropped restitution!!! DISGUSTING!!! To say she is a greedy unnatural mother is to say the very least!!! She betrayed Michael by raising his children like child stars, what he NEVER wanted for his children and would have NEVER allowed for her own admission, to satisfy her enormous thirst of money!!!! She is as disgusting as him, they should have died but the bad grass never dies!!! She is after money ALL THE TIME and the ONLY reason she sued AEG is to get MORE money!!!!

640 days ago
21.

LISA    

I understand her wanting AEG to take some responsibility, but can't she just issue a complaint with the Medical Board of California? If she wins the lawsuit, I hope she donates the money to a charity that Michael supported.

640 days ago
22.

What I Think    

The freak is dead but the freak show never ends.

640 days ago
23.

Pierre from Canada    

My question is this - seeing that the good doctor is in jail and has lawyers working for him, how the hell is he paying for their services seeing that he doesn't have a job????

640 days ago
24.

Truth    

AND OF COURSE THE DOC AINT COOPERATING UNLESS HE GETS A GET-OUT-OF-JAIL CARD EARLY. YALL KNOW THE PROSECUTORS AINT HAVIN THAT SH*T SO KATHERINE WILL GET HER LAWSUIT THROWN OUT. #TRUTH!!

640 days ago
25.

Sherron    

Michael Jackson killed himself period! He hired this doctor,he took whatever pills he gave him, he let him inject him with crap. It is time you as a mother faced reality your son was responsible for his own death!!

640 days ago
26.

freaksober    

Kathrine SHARDED herself and she needs Murry to help her wipe it up...

640 days ago
27.

Lisa    

Aeg did conspire to kill mj that's my story I'm stickn too it

640 days ago
28.

Meanie    

Subpeona'ing uncooperative people equals I.Don't.Recall.

640 days ago
29.

Dennis Johnson    

Who cares!!!!!!!!!!!!!

640 days ago
30.

carolyn    

What a greedy bitch... let it go, all she wants is money, money.

640 days ago
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