Family Concedes Jackson 20% Responsible For His Death

Law360, Los Angeles (September 26, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A California jury began deliberating Thursday whether AEG Live LLC is liable for hiring the doctor who gave Michael Jackson a fatal overdose of a powerful anesthetic, after the pop legend's family conceded he was 20 percent to blame for his death.

The family's attorney Brian Panish made the concession in his rebuttal argument to a Los Angeles Superior Court jury that after hearing evidence for more than five months, will now decide the high-stakes lawsuit alleging AEG negligently hired, retained and supervised Dr. Conrad Murray....
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