How They Won It: O'Melveny Bests Michael Jackson Death Suit

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 7:21 PM EST) -- To beat back the $1.5 billion lawsuit alleging AEG Live LLC was liable for the death of pop icon Michael Jackson due to the concert promoter’s hiring of the doctor found to be complicit in Jackson's overdose, attorneys from O'Melveny & Myers LLP say they capitalized on the plaintiffs’ overreach and stuck to the facts.

After a marathon trial that lasted nearly six months, a California jury in October rejected the claims from Jackson’s family that AEG was negligent in hiring and supervising Conrad Murray, the...
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