AEG dropping insurance claim over Michael Jackson death


A sign is seen outside the entrance of the Jackson family compound in the Encino area of Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Michael Jackson's former concert promoter AEG Live is withdrawing a $17.5 million insurance claim in the 2009 death of the pop star amid revelations in leaked emails that show company executives were concerned about his stability ahead of his planned London comeback tour. Attorneys involved in the case denied on Tuesday that AEG Live's move was related to the publication of the leaked emails by the Los Angeles Times on September 2. Jackson died in June 2009 at age 50 from an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol and sedatives. …

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