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Michael Jackson wrongful death suit now with jury

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  • Michael Jackson's family is suing concert promoter AEG Live
  • Trial has lasted more than five months

Deliberations in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial will resume on Tuesday.

Jackson's family is suing concert promoter AEG Live, saying it was negligent in hiring Dr. Conrad Murray.  Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death, which was caused by an overdose of the surgical anesthetic Propofol. AEG Live claimed Jackson hid a drug addiction from everyone, including concert organizers.

READ MORE: Evidence photos: The MJ wrongful death trial

HLN's Susan Hendricks talks with HLN legal contributor Joey Jackson about the trial and what jurors are deliberating after five months of testimony.

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