Judge Limits Damages In Suit Over Michael Jackson's Death

Law360, Los Angeles (June 22, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT) -- A California state judge on Friday limited Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc.'s potential liability in a breach of contract suit brought by Michael Jackson's family over the promoter's decision to hire the doctor convicted in the performer's death but refused to dismiss its concert subsidiary from the complaint.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos struck the family's request for punitive damages against AEG but kept Katherine Jackson's lawsuit intact, rejecting claims that the inclusion of AEG Live Productions LLC, the promoter behind Michael Jackson's doomed...
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