Michael Jackson's Father Drops Wrongful Death Suit

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 10:24 PM EDT) -- Michael Jackson's father on Monday dropped his wrongful death lawsuit against the late pop singer’s physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted last year of manslaughter in connection with the death.

A Los Angeles court granted Joseph Jackson’s request for dismissal Monday, according to court documents. No details were provided to explain why he decided to ditch the lawsuit.

An attorney for Joseph Jackson could not be immediately reached for comment Wednesday.

In February, concert promoter AEG Live LLC escaped the same wrongful death suit when...
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