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Michael Jackson Death Trial

Jackson Family Loses

10/2/2013 9:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The Jackson family just LOST their bid to hold AEG Live accountable for Michael Jackson's death.

The jury ruled AEG Live did hire Conrad Murray.  That's huge.  The jury then ruled Conrad Murray was NOT unfit or incompetent to treat MJ.   Katherine and the kids lose.
 
So here's the thing.  The question that ruined Katherine's case was whether Murray was competent to handle Jackson when he was hired, and the jury said he was.  Ironically, a jury in the criminal case ruled Murray then went off the rails and did things that ultimately killed MJ.  But because he was competent at the outset -- the Jackson family lost.

The jury foreman confirmed this during a post-court news conference where he said they felt Murray was competent to do the job for which he was hired -- a good general practitioner. However he added, "That doesn't mean we felt he was ethical. Had that question been in there, it could have been a different outset.

Katherine Jackson and Michael's 3 kids were suing AEG, claiming the company negligently hired and supervised Dr. Conrad Murray and pushed MJ way beyond the limits for his "This Is It" tour.

AEG claimed Michael hired Murray and what went on between them was a secret to all ... including AEG.

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31.

SUNFLOWER    

AEG wins,


The jackson should be found guilty of wasting court time and taxpayers money and be fined for $100 millions so the greedy siblings would have to work to pay that money plus KJ's funeral costs if she will soon have a heart attack due to shame!!!

295 days ago
32.

J    

Huh...daily mail says the verdict is guilty but is hasn't been read yet? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2442171/Concert-promoter-GUILTY-negligence-hiring-Conrad-Murray-treat-Michael-Jackson.html?login&param__host=www.dailymail.co.uk&param_code=AQAvi-3EptiiE8EUtp2W7OvAftJ6Wui85ak41bQnwWFBTq8XIeQly0GoSQa7kf3cdbBnPmTb3jHMMVrGsepicVSjn10LDJ1ONzdg5tSuM22ex_21j6Ji3M7mM7aAOlwQ41Oc5YN46p-c6mHtxG2VF7Ds4zpjWQx5Pk2yqTR4tykpkjjmOMELOgjwuL16XRA4tDecnHUA-s6FyL2UatH-X7ljdbEwZ_7VoElYtVCOair66jUjrBOP6dGO-U92Wx7OnuGQt1exh51IW_xuRKj3yf9JxIopwGXgF1_tQ85x4Rpd7z_LmigodHoaGlDz7Q6NkJk#readerCommentsCommand-message-field

295 days ago
33.

Gretel    

It sure will be interesting.

295 days ago
34.

i-new-with-this    

why is there no sound

295 days ago
35.

JJ4MJ    

MUSIC BREAK I think Carly Simon'a "Vengeance" and the old 60s song "One Tin Soldier" are appropriate here!

295 days ago
36.

Dead@27    

LaToya enjoys sex with snakes.

295 days ago
37.

Kimberly    

Other news outlets are reporting that the jury found AEG guilty. I can't imagine AEG not appealing this decision.

295 days ago
38.

J    

Billboard, Huffpost and Daily mail report its guilty b/f it's ready huh?

295 days ago
39.

nof    

Have to recuse myself as I was already filled in.

295 days ago
40.

nof    

I just want Paris to be okay.

295 days ago
41.

RB12    

so, we're still pretending that those are Michaels kids?

295 days ago
42.

nof    

I'm just hoping Mildred Baena gets a cut.

295 days ago
43.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

NO LIABILITY BABY!! It looks like the Jacksons are going to have to work for a living.

295 days ago
44.

MC    

I'm so tired of hearing about this pedophile junkie...

295 days ago
45.

Lydia    

YAY jacksons lose!

295 days ago
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