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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial Wraps Up First Week

The first week of the wrongful death trial for pop sensation Michael Jackson wrapped up after testimony from a paramedic and a police detective that centered on the singer’s drug addiction and his doctor’s financial debts. Members of Jackson’s family are seeking billions from concert promoter AEG Live for failing to properly supervise his personal doctor, Conrad Murray. Jackson died from a heart attack in 2009 after overdosing on propofol, an anesthetic drug he used to help him go to sleep …

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Posted 1 year ago in Jury Awards Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
$1.5M to Teen’s Family for Deadly Marina Explosion

The family of a teenager killed while working at a marina in North Carolina in 2008 won a $1.5 million jury award against the manufacturer of equipment that it continued to use even after it was banned. Nate Coppick, 19, was refueling an 80-foot charter boat at the Westport Marina on Lake Norman, using a fuel nozzle with a latch that held the nozzle open. The nozzle malfunctioned and guzzled out 30 gallons of overflowing gas, causing an explosion that …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
Paramedic Describes Jackson’s Death Scene

Witnesses began testifying on Apr. 30 in the Jackson v. AEG Live trial, in which Michael Jackson’s mother and children are trying to prove that concert promoter AEG is responsible for Dr. Conrad Murray’s actions that caused the singer’s death by overdose of propofol, an anesthetic.   Pale, Sweaty Doctor  Paramedic Richard Senneff reportedly testified first, describing the scene he was called to on Jun. 25, 2009, the day Jackson died. Jackson had been rehearsing for his upcoming concerts – …

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Posted 2 years ago in Current Events Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial Opens

Opening statements on Apr. 29 kicked off a trial in a California state courtroom in which Michael Jackson’s mother and three children will try to prove that concert promoter AEG Live is liable for the pop star’s wrongful death at the hands of Dr. Conrad Murray.   Star-Packed Courtroom The central issue in the case, according to CNN, is whether AEG Live, which was promoting what would have been Jackson’s comeback concerts in 2009, is responsible for the actions of …

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Posted 2 years ago in Jury Awards Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
Girl’s Family Wins $90M Against School Board for Deadly Accident

The family of a 13-year-old girl who was struck down by a car while crossing the street to catch her school bus has won a $90 million jury award against the school system. Ashley Davis, a freshman at Crossland High School in Maryland in 2009, crossed Brinkley Road to meet her school bus on the other side of the street. A Lincoln Continental hit her, then struck a minivan, and finally hit another teenager walking on the other side of …

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