Joe Jackson’s lawyer Brian Oxman submitted papers in California Superior Court against Dr. Conrad Murray, who has been accused of involuntary manslaughter in relation to Michael Jackson’s death in June 2009.Joe claims Murray wrongfully provided the powerful anaesthetic Propofol and a "polypharmacy" of other drugs to his son just before he died. Joe also alleges Murray asked a security guard to clean the room in which Michael died of medication before police arrive at the Los Angeles mansion...Read Full Story
Michael Jackson's father Joe went to the appeals court to claim he had a right to object to executors John McClain and John Branca being appointed to handle his late son’s affairs. Verdict: The court ruled he had no legal standing to make such a claim.Speaking after the hearing yesterday, Joe claimed the pair were trying to “sweep everything under the rug.”The pop patriarch, who had a troubled history with his son Michael, was omitted from the singer’s will entirely and has since tried to...Read Full Story
Joe Jackson is going to court to try to gain control of his late son Michael Jackson's estate. Joe was left out of the pop stars will, so attorney John Branca and family friend John McClain have been named to preside over MJ's affairs, to Joe's dismay. Speaking after a hearing date for October 6 was set, lawyers for Joe insisted there is a wider issue at stake. His attorney Brian Oxman said: "I think it's an important issue for all fathers around the country and around the world that...Read Full Story
In documents filed to the California Medical Board, Michael Jackson's father Joe accuses AEG Live -- the company behind Michael's 50 London shows -- of engaging in the "unlawful practice of corporate medicine." He alleges that they paid Michael's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, to provide his client with dangerous medical services.The complaint states: "AEG hired, directed, controlled and demanded Dr. Conrad Murray, a medical doctor, to medicate Michael Jackson, provide Jackson with...Read Full Story
Michael Jackson’s father wants to open a $300 million museum dedicated to his son, and it actively seeking investors.Joe Jackson is moving ahead with proposals to build a museum, performing arts centre, concert hall and possibly a hotel and casino in Gary, Indiana, the hometown of the late singer, who died of acute Propofol intoxication last June.A study is to be undertaken into the feasibility of the scheme. Joe said: “This is a happy day for me because this is something that my family and...Read Full Story
Joe Jackson is the patriarch of the famed Jackson family. He was a crane operator before he retired and began managing his children's careers.