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Michael Jackson's Dad to Jail Dr. Conrad Murray

March 23, 2011 07:42:42 GMT

The King of Pop's father, Joe Jackson, is struggling to sue the doctor who he alleged to be responsible for the death of his son.


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Michael Jackson's dad has been given a boost in his bid to file a wrongful death civil suit against cardiologist Dr. Conrad Murray.

Joe Jackson maintains Murray is responsible for the death of his son, and now a Los Angeles judge has rejected a motion from the doctor's lawyers to dismiss the argument. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson is scheduled to hear arguments on Wednesday, March 23, before making a final ruling.

Jackson's lawsuit, which was filed in November 2010, seeks unspecified damages against Murray, who has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the King of Pop in a separate criminal case.

Joe Jackson alleges Murray was negligent in administering anaesthetic propofol to his son, who died in June 2009.


 




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