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June 6th, 2013
09:09 AM ET

Sources: Jackson rushed to hospital after cutting her wrist – Fmr. Jackson family spokesperson weighs in

Sources close to the Jackson family tell CNN that Paris Jackson – Michael Jackson's 15 year old daughter was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning after cutting one of her wrists. A family attorney says Paris Jackson is in good physical health.

In recent days Michael Jackson's daughter has been taking part in the family's wrongful death lawsuit against promoter AEG Live.

Paris Jackson has twice answered questions about her father's death in the case.

Raymone Bain is a former Jackson family spokesperson and has known the Jackson family for years. Bain, who has known Paris since she was a toddler weighs in.

May 30th, 2013
08:24 AM ET

Fmr. Jackson family attorney Debra Opri says new 'testimony is going to be fantastic for the Jackson family'

AEG has long contended that they did not hire Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician convicted of administering the lethal dose of the anesthetic to Jackson. Instead, AEG has maintained that it was the king of pop that hired Murray. but in an e-mail the Jackson family attorneys are calling the smoking gun Co-CEO of AEG Live Paul Gongaware, allegedly pressured Murray into having Jackson ready for rehearsals despite his ailing health.

CNN has exclusively obtained Gongaware's videotaped deposition that was shown to the jury. Fmr. Jackson family attorney Debra Opri weighs in on his deposition on “Starting Point” this morning.

She considers this testimony fantastic for the Jackson family’s case. “In my opinion, he made a fool of himself and I think this was the sealing piece of testimony for the Jackson family who I've said from day one are going to win big in this case.”

April 30th, 2013
11:17 AM ET

Attorney Tom Mesereau: AEG arguments in Jackson death trial may backfire


Los Angeles (CNN) - AEG Live's lawyer warned jurors that "we're going to show some ugly stuff" as he began the defense's opening statement in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial Monday.

The concert promoter has no choice to reveal Jackson's "deepest, darkest secret" because the company must defend itself from the accusation from Jackson's family that it is responsible for the pop icon's death, Marvin Putnam said.

And so begins a trial, which could last several months, that promises dramatic revelations and legal fireworks. With opening statements delivered, the Jackson's call their first witness Tuesday morning - Orlando Martinez, the Los Angeles Police detective who investigated Jackson's death.

This morning on "Starting Point," Tom Mesereau, former atty for Michael Jackson, explains why he thinks AEG's arguments in wrongful death case could backfire.

READ MORE: AEG lawyer: 'Ugly stuff' to come in Michael Jackson death trial

April 29th, 2013
09:56 AM ET

Will Michael Jackson medical records be released in wrongful death trial? Anne Bremner weighs in

Criminal defense attorney Anne Bremner weighs in on the key arguments in the opening of the Michael Jackson death trial.

April 3rd, 2013
11:36 AM ET

Gloria Allred: Murray could be subpoenaed in Jackson wrongful death trial

Attorney Gloria Allred on Dr. Conrad Murray's interview on "AC360" and the Michael Jackson wrongful death suit.

April 2nd, 2013
09:34 AM ET

Is AEG to blame for Michael Jackson's death? Attorney Anne Bremner breaks down arguments in wrongful death suit

Criminal defense attorney Anne Bremner details the arguments in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.

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