Doctors Competed To Prescribe Jackson Meds, Ex-Wife Says

Law360, Los Angeles (August 14, 2013, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Michael Jackson's intense fear of physical pain led competing doctors to engage in a “pissing match” with each other to prescribe him stronger narcotics, the late pop singer's ex-wife testified Wednesday at a trial where AEG Live LLC is accused of negligently hiring the physician convicted of killing Jackson.

In testimony that was at times combative and tearful, Debbie Rowe, who was married to Jackson from 1996 to 1999 and is the mother of his two eldest children, testified that several doctors took advantage of her...
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