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Dr Conrad Murray found guilty of killing Michael Jackson

« on: November 07, 2011, 11:37:38 PM »  (Read 2688 times)
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  • Dr Conrad Murray, the Micheal Jackson personal physician accused of killing Michael Jackson.  Trial verdict call said he is guilty of involuntary manslaughter because Dr Conrad Murray gave him propofol and abandoned him Conrad Murray is criminally liable. Justice demands a guilty verdict.
     
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    The verdict was decided by a jury of seven men and five women sitting in an LA court on Monday after closing arguments from both defence lawyers and prosecutors.

    Deliberations were expected to finish last Friday but jurors failed to reach a verdict.

    The conviction comes after a six-week manslaughter trial in which Murray, 58, was accused of causing Michael Jackson's death by giving him a fatal overdose of the surgical anaesthetic propofol, combined with other sedatives, on June 25, 2009 to help Jackson sleep to prepare for his comeback tour.

    Dr Murray vehemently denied the charges.

    During the closing arguments on Thursday, prosecutor David Walgren said Jackson “paid with his life” for Dr Murray’s negligence.

    Dr Murray’s defence lawyers said he was being held responsible for Jackson's own actions and that the pop star caused his own death.


    Mr Walgren told the jury: “The evidence is overwhelming. The evidence is abundantly clear that Conrad Murray acted with criminal negligence and that he caused the death of Michael Jackson.”

     
    “Conrad Murray gave him propofol and abandoned him Conrad Murray is criminally liable. Justice demands a guilty verdict.”
    He added that Dr Murray’s actions left Jackson’s children Paris, Prince and Blanket fatherless.

    Defence lawyer Ed Chernoff told the jury: “For a crime to be proved, the prosecution has to show that Dr Murray actually killed Michael Jackson.

    “If it were anybody else but Michael Jackson, would this doctor be here today?”
    Trial judge Michael Pastor told jurors they could convict Dr Murray even if Jackson contributed to his own death, if they believed the physician failed to use reasonable care to prevent that outcome.  -->
    He will remanded in custody without bail until sentencing on 29 November.
    Dr Murray could now face four years in prison.
     
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    Re: Dr Conrad Murray found guilty of killing Michael Jackson

    « Reply #1 on: November 13, 2011, 03:35:20 AM »  (Read 2688 times)
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  • Everyone is watching the events of this trial. we dy look.

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    Re: Dr Conrad Murray found guilty of killing Michael Jackson

    « Reply #2 on: November 23, 2011, 10:32:49 AM »  (Read 2688 times)
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  • The verdict was involuntary manslaughter, and it was in contrast to the death being an act of malpractice. Do you think it was appropriate?

    Basically, medical malpractice is negligence committed by a health care professional, whose performance of duties depart from the standard of care of those with similar training and experience. On the contrary, there is certainly a big misconception about medical negligence. This reminds me of the article written by Mr. Haskell, a popular lawyer in Spokane WA that has won a bunch of million dollar legal claims. Please allow me to share it. Here it is: Medical Mistakes -- A Primer on the Basics of Medical Malpractice. That will widen your horizons about medical malpractice regarding some medical issues.

    To conclude, not all claims connected with clinical practice are MEDICAL MALPRACTICE. There are so called legal aspects that must be considered before concluding the case, that is why Dr. Conrad Murray was going to J@il for involuntary manslaughter, and not medical malpractice.

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    Re: Dr Conrad Murray found guilty of killing Michael Jackson

    « Reply #3 on: November 23, 2011, 01:27:26 PM »  (Read 2688 times)
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  • Rebeccaross, thanks for sharing the informative link.

     


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