Jacksons vs AEG - Day 62 – August 5 2013 – Summary

Katherine and Trent Jackson are in court.


Michael LaPerruque Testimony

Jackson Cross

Deborah Chang, did the cross examination.

LaPerruque said 2001-2004 were very difficult years for Michael Jackson. They were also very busy years. MJ was recording "You Rock My World" single and shooting a short film at the Universal Studios when LaPerruque began working for the artist. Change showed clip of "You Rock My World" with Marlon Brando and Chris Tucker and MJ.

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Jacksons vs AEG - Day 61 – August 1 2013 – Summary

Katherine Jackson was present in court.

(source: ABC7 unless otherwise indicated)


Eric Briggs Testimony


Jackson cross

Panish asked if independent appraiser hired by the IRS valued Sony ATV catalogue between 100 and 300 million. Briggs said "that's correct." Panish: And that Mr. Jackson had more assets, this was just one of them and it was valued 100 to 300 million in excess to the debt, correct? Briggs: I understand there were other assets. Panish said MJ had his own music catalogue, in addition to the other assets. Briggs agreed. The value was just for the Sony ATV catalogue. 

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Jacksons vs AEG - Day 59 – July 30 2013 – Summary

Katherine and Trent Jackson was present in court.

Before testimony resumed, AEG's Kathryn Cahan said last week, when Dr. Saunders' video deposition was played, they didn't read a correction. She said when Dr. Saunders said the only two drugs he know of were Demerol and morphine -- it should be buprenorphine instead of Morphine. (ABC7)


Eric Briggs Testimony

AEG Direct

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Jacksons vs AEG - Day 60 – July 31 2013 – Summary

Katherine and Trent Jackson was present in court.


Eric Briggs Testimony


Jackson cross

It was very slow going again today, with plaintiff’s attorney Brian Panish continuing to try to get more details about Briggs' work. Panish spent more than 25 minutes this morning trying to get more details on Briggs’ billing records. He didn’t get any more info. Briggs also continued to be very circumspect about what other work he’d done on valuing Jackson’s signature asset, the Sony ATV catalog. Outside the presence of the jury this afternoon, Judge Yvette Palazuelos allowed Panish to question Briggs about his connection to estate. Palazuelos also asked about the other

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Jacksons vs AEG - Day 58 – July 29 2013 – Summary

No Jackson family member was in court.


Eric Briggs Testimony



AEG direct


Strong asked about Briggs opinion on the completion of the 50 shows agreed by Michael Jackson at the time of his death. The expert said it was speculative to assume MJ would complete all 50 shows in London. A slide shown to the jury relates to a world tour that would be speculative, Briggs said. (ABC7)

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