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Michael Jackson's family loses wrongful death case against tour promoter

The lawsuit was dismissed by a 12-person jury today.

Image: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A CALIFORNIA JURY has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Michael Jackson’s family seeking massive damages from tour promoter AEG Live over his 2009 death.

The 12-person panel agreed that AEG Live hired Conrad Murray, but found that he was not unfit or incompetent for the job, which was one of the requirements for the Jackson lawsuit to succeed.

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