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Dr. Conrad Murray

Ordered to Testify

in MJ Wrongful Death Suit

2/21/2013 10:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katherine Jackson is getting her way ... a judge just ordered Dr. Conrad Murray to spill the beans in her wrongful death lawsuit against AEG.

According to legal docs, Mrs. Jackson wants Murray to testify about comments he made in his documentary, in which Murray said an AEG honcho told him, Jackson was on "death skid row" and AEG owned "the toilet paper he wipes his ass with" and "the f**kin' popsicles that his children are sucking on" and "if he doesn't get the show done he's over."

Mrs. Jackson thinks Murray's comments will help convince a jury AEG played fast and loose with her son's life, and that they happily hired the reckless doctor to care for him.

Murray fought the subpoena for his depo, but now he'll have to take the oath next month.

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31.

Mrugowsky    

He's definitely a ****t* Dr. and probably a terrible person. He should be in jail yesterday.

421 days ago
32.

HumanNature    

Conrad Murray ordered to meet with Katherine Jackson's lawyers


A judge has ordered Dr. Conrad Murray to meet with Katherine Jackson's lawyers next month for a deposition in her wrongful death lawsuit against concert promoter AEG Live.


The lawsuit, which is set for trial in April, accuses AEG Live of causing the death of Katherine Jackson's son, Michael Jackson, by pressuring him to prepare for his 2009 comeback concerts while he was in fragile health.


The suit, filed on behalf of Michael Jackson's mother and three children, says that AEG Live executives hired and supervised Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death.


Murray lawyer Valerie Wass, who unsuccessfully objected to the deposition, said the decision disappointed her. Wass said she would advise Murray to invoke his Fifth Amendment right to not answer questions.


"But Dr. Murray has a mind of his own," Wass said. "If he decided to answer a question, those parties don't know what he's going to say."


The videotaped deposition is set to take place on March 18 in the Los Angeles County jail where Murray has been serving his sentence since November 2011.


Murray, who was the pop superstar's personal physician, has never been questioned under oath about Jackson's death. He did not testify at his trial.


http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/21/justice/conrad-murray-deposition/


Refusal to testify in a civil case


While defendants are entitled to assert that right, there are consequences to the assertion of the Fifth Amendment in a civil action.


The Supreme Court has held that “the Fifth Amendment does not forbid adverse inferences against parties to civil actions when they refuse to testify in response to probative evidence offered against them.” Baxter v. Palmigiano,[49] “[A]s Mr. Justice Brandeis declared, speaking for a unanimous court in the Tod case, ‘Silence is often evidence of the most persuasive character.’”[50] “‘Failure to contest an assertion...is considered evidence of acquiescence...if it would have been natural under the cir***stances to object to the assertion in question.’”[51]


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

421 days ago
33.

MiMi    

If Murray does decide to cooperate and answer questions, they will be nothing but lies and probably detrimental to Katherine's lawsuit.


The man simply does not know how to tell the truth. No way he is going to speak the truth now or ever.


I also believe he will not plead the 5th.

421 days ago
34.

aston    

Good. He wouldn't dare lie under oath - doing so is a crime, and he already hates jail. If nothing else, AEG will at least be named and shamed if indeed they treated Michael badly. (That they funded MJ during this period is fact.)

421 days ago
35.

HumanNature    

LOOKING FORWARD TO RANDY PHILLIPS TESTIMONY!!!!!


While Phillips called Jackson's death "a terrible tragedy" in an e-mail weeks after he died, he added "but life must go on."


"AEG will make a fortune from merch sales, ticket retention, the touring exhibition and the film/dvd," Phillips wrote. In fact, AEG Live was allowed to sell Jackson tour merchandise and share in the profits from the do***entary "This Is It," produced from rehearsal video.


THOSE EMAILS IS THE "BLUE PRINT" TO MURDER!!!!


MJ WORTH MORE "DEAD" THAN ALIVE TO RANDY PHILLIPS!!!

421 days ago
36.

MiMi    

.Michael Jackon's ONE Cirque du Soleil Mandalay Bay Las Vegas Preview 2-21-13 .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFInCqi4IEk&feature=youtu.be

421 days ago
37.

Dr.Conrad Murray    

♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫

I'll be out this year,
you rabids can all BITE me,
come October I'll be free
and Mikey will still be dead
rotting in a wall with his
spotted weenie.


♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ .


It's going to be a GREAT Year!


Regards
Dr. Robert Conrad Murray
{Buy My Book}

421 days ago
38.

OhWell    

?? Michael Who ??

421 days ago
39.

Dose Of Reality    

It's a shame she can't sue MJ himself.
Everyone else was responsible for MJ's death except MJ.


If you blame anyone, even when you take Murray's role into account, you are essentially saying that MJ had absolutely no control over his own life and was completely incompetent.

421 days ago
40.

Dose Of Reality    

Fan's need to stop believing that Murray gave MJ drugs one time without his knowledge.


MJ allowed Murray, to give him propofol and other drugs every day for weeks. He allowed this to go on, in his own home creating a dangerous environment for not only his but also "his kids" and other people.


Fans like to point out that the autopsy stated that he was not a drug addict but fail to realize that is referring to illegal drug addiction. His body had an enormous amount of injection sites and damage to his veins that was done over many years. Heck, even Murray, had to put the IV in his inner thigh.
MJ abused legal drugs, many of the signs attributed with being a drug addict come from using impure drugs, dirty needles, and living in less than ideal conditions. Opiates, and other drugs, are used by doctors and hospitals because they don't actually cause much harm to the body when pure and administered properly.


I'm really not surprised fan's think the way they do. They have a long history of taking one little thing, often out of context, and treat it as the word of the lord while ignoring every other thing surrounding it if it doesn't show MJ in a positive light.

421 days ago
41.

Cry Baby    

Truth(Lies) be told
Meanwhile, they are having A Grand Olde Time on a different website
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Haha, another pathetic lie. what else is new???
Yoour stupid nic reflects nothing but lies you are spewing here!!!

Yeah, Rabids like phantom is posting again, and all you rabids, total of three or four including yourself are desperately clicking the like button.

Go tell your lies to babies who were born yesterday!!!
LMAO!!!

420 days ago
42.

Cry Baby    

DUILAMA
So evidently, MJ killed music as per Mmipoop that he inspired LL Cool J to get in the music business when he saw the shemale won all those grammys. But LL Cool J became a rapper and they all say music was killed first by rap and then hung out to dry by autotune - the like of ursher, Bieber, Chris Brown, Rihanna etc.
Well hope he really feel proud of himself in hell for being the first music killer!!!!


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Yeah, King of all music killer!!!

420 days ago
43.

Cry Baby    

LUZ
00
Oh, **** up you ignorant, racist fool without a life!


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The truth hurts!!

Typical reaction when an uneducated rabid (can't spell, don't know how to do spell check!!!) gets hurt when hearing the truth!!!

420 days ago
44.

Dose Of Reality    

Luz,
I never meant to imply Murray was innocent. He was guilty of giving MJ what he wanted. That was dangerous and wrong. It was obviously at MJ's request. to be given those drugs specifically.


Think of this. People are inherently lazy. Why would Murray want to give him something that would require him to sit at his bedside every night for weeks when he could have given him something to knock him out and go home to sleep in his own bed at night. Granted, with MJ's history it would probably still have to be enough to knock out and elephant.

420 days ago
45.

MiMi    

There are no drugs, other than some sort of anesthesia, that will "knock you out" all night".

420 days ago
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