Jackson's mother considering wrongful death suit
LOS ANGELES -- An attorney for Michael Jackson's mother says that she is considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit because of the circumstances surrounding her son's demise.
Attorney Burt Levitch, speaking after a court hearing Monday, said the idea has "been floated" and that the main name that has been mentioned is Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson's personal physician.
Authorities investigating Jackson's June 25 death have been focusing on Murray and the possibility he may have improperly administered a powerful anesthetic to the pop singer.
Asked whether concert promoter AEG Live might be also be a defendant, Levitch refused to comment. Levitch noted that AEG hired Murray at Jackson's behest and also was paying the rent at the mansion where Jackson lived.
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