When Joe Jackson sued for the death of his son Michael Jackson, Katherine Jackson initially said she wanted nothing to do with it. Now Michael’s mother, who is also the guardian of his children, has started her own lawsuit against the concert promotion company that, she claims, pushed Michael to his death.
Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit blames AEG for the King of Pop’s death and seeks damages on behalf of Katherine and Michael’s children. You can download and read the lawsuit here courtesy of TMZ.com.
Katherine Jackson lawsuit
Among other reasons, it accuses AEG of negligently hiring, failing to supervise and controlling Dr. Conrad Murray, the doctor who has been criminally charged for causing the death by using Propofol (and other drugs) to help Michael sleep, when it was not medically appropriate.
Interestingly, the lawsuit does not name Dr. Murray as a defendant. Rather, it targets AEG and various officers and employees with the company.
In the lawsuit, Katherine alleges that AEG and the other defendants interfered with the doctor-patient relationship Read more...
Huguette Clark is a 104-year mysterious and reclusive New York multi-millionaire whose situation bears a striking resemblance to that of the late Brooke Astor. Like with Astor, Clark is now the subject of a guardianship proceeding in New York brought by relatives who fear that she has been financially exploited. Clark’s fortune is estimated to be worth half a billion dollars.
Clark is the daughter, and only surviving child, of William Andrews Clark, who died in 1925 and was described as the first or second richest American at that time. He built his wealth through copper mining and served as a senator of Montana. Many believed his daughter had died long ago. Indeed, she hadn’t been seen in the Fifth Avenue apartment that she lived in (and still owns) in 22 years.
An Investigative Reporter for MSNBC.com recently published a lengthy two-part article about Clark and how she has resided alone, in an ordinary New York hospital room, for those 22 years, while her attorney, Wallace Bock, and accountant, Irving Read more...