'Red Flags' Ignored Before Michael Jackson Died, Jury Hears

Law360, Los Angeles (April 29, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT) -- AEG Live LLC should be held liable for Michael Jackson's 2009 drug overdose death, a lawyer for Jackson's mother told a jury in a wrongful death trial Monday, saying the concert promoter hired but failed to investigate or supervise Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician convicted of killing the pop star.

In opening statements in a trial that is expected to take three months, Brian J. Panish told a six-man, six-woman jury that AEG Live never bothered to look into Murray's checkered background, which included severe financial...
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