AEG Created Fatal Conflict For Jackson's Doctor, Family Says

Law360, Los Angeles (September 24, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT) -- AEG Live LLC's hiring of Michael Jackson's financially distressed physician to keep him fit for a comeback tour created a “conflict between the doctor and the patient” that led to Jackson's death, his family argued Tuesday in their wrongful-death case against AEG.

Jackson's mother and three children said the concert promoter's agreement to pay Dr. Conrad Murray $150,000 a month for his services before the planned “This Is It” concerts in England was “unheard of” in the entertainment industry and put the “desperate” doctor in the...
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