| May 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Once a key defender of Michael Jackson in his sexual molestation trial, Wade Robson on Thursday alleged that the pop star abused him as a child for seven years, forcing him to perform sex acts, and until now he has been unable and unwilling to...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:46 PM
An AEG finance executive Thursday verified a 2009 company budget that allotted $300,000 to be paid to Dr. Conrad Murray for two months of caring for Michael Jackson.
Julie Hollander, vice president/controller of event operations for AEG Live,...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A professional concert tour director testified Friday in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that a doctor's demand for $5 million to serve as the singer's tour physician "raised a red flag."
Marty Hom, who has spent 25 to 30 years as a tour...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The promoter and producer putting on Michael Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" concert series was paying his manager $100,000 a month, the only time entertainment giant AEG made such an agreement, a company lawyer testified Monday.
Shawn Trell, senior...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Michael Jackson tour director Kenny Ortega wrote in an email to the president and chief executive of AEG Live that the singer "could have hurt himself," according to court testimony.
The email, in which Ortega said the singer was in frail mental health,...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:34 PM
A few months before Michael Jackson’s death, AEG executives were told that the performer had passed a medical exam “with flying colors,” an in-house attorney for the company testified Wednesday.
Shawn Trell, senior vice president and...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:59 AM
An email shown to the jury in the Michael Jackson wrongful-death lawsuit revealed the top attorney for AEG called the pop star "the freak" before he signed multimillion-dollar contracts for his London concerts. The revelation came during the last 15...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
An AEG executive sent an email shortly before Michael Jackson died, saying the firm had requested a meeting with his doctor “to remind him that it is AEG, not MJ who is paying his salary. We want him to understand what is expected of him."
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Discuss the Michael Jackson trial verdict with Times reporter Jeff Gottlieb at 9 a.m.
On Wednesday, a Los Angeles jury found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Jurors in the Michael Jackson wrongful-death case are now in a second full day of deliberations in a case that could pin the death of the pop star on one of the nation’s largest concert promoters.
But jurors could make quick work of the 16-...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Jurors in the Michael Jackson wrongful-death case sided with AEG Live that the singer's death was a tragedy -- but not one for which the concert promoter was responsible.
After three days of deliberations, the jury unanimously agreed that AEG Live hired...