Jury Finds AEG Not Liable For Michael Jackson's Death

Law360, Los Angeles (October 2, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT) -- A California jury on Wednesday found AEG Live LLC was not liable for Michael Jackson's death, rejecting his family's claims that the concert promoter was negligent in hiring and supervising the doctor who gave the pop legend a fatal overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol.

The defense verdict concluded a high-stakes wrongful-death trial in which Jackson's mother and three children asked the jury for $1.5 billion in damages, based on their expert's estimate of what Jackson would have earned from new music, tours, endorsements and a...
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