*AEG has filed a response to the lawsuit from Katherine Jackson claiming they are responsible for the death of her son Michael Jackson.
As previously reported, Mrs. Jackson filed suit on behalf of her son’s estate claiming the concert promoter was negligent because they did not check the credentials of Michael’s personal doctor Conrad Murray, who is charged with involuntary manslaughter in his death. Katherine also claims AEG pushed Michael too hard during rehearsals.
In a statement released through AEG’s lawyers — the company calls Katherine’s lawsuit “inaccurate, unsubstantiated and meritless” and then goes on to explain it had nothing to do with the hiring or supervision of Dr. Murray.
The statement continues: “Dr. Murray was Mr. Jackson’s longtime personal physician. AEG did not choose him, hire him or supervise him. That said, and in honor of our professional relationship with Mr. Jackson and his Estate, we will have no further public statements.”