AEG Slips Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 10:21 PM EST) -- Concert promoter AEG Live LLC on Tuesday escaped a wrongful death suit brought by the father of the late pop star Michael Jackson, after a California state judge found Joseph Jackson's claims were mirrored in an ongoing suit filed by his wife. 

The pop star died of a drug overdose in June 2009 as he was preparing for “This Is It,” a concert series promoted by AEG Live.

Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos found that Joseph Jackson's claims against AEG Live were barred California's “one action” rule,...
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