Wrongful death trial to revisit Michael Jackson’s checkered life

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File photo of Michael Jackson waving to the crowd, numbering a few thousand, gathered in front of the Sydney Opera HouseBy Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Jury selection was due to begin on Tuesday in a Los Angeles civil trial that will revisit the checkered life and sudden death of superstar Michael Jackson before a planned comeback that he had hoped would revive his tattered personal and musical reputation. Jackson's elderly mother Katherine is suing AEG Live, the promoters of a never-realized series of 2009 London concerts, for the wrongful death of her son, alleging they were negligent in hiring Dr Conrad Murray to care for the singer while he rehearsed for a planned series of 50 shows. …

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