Dr. Conrad Murray: You Want Me to Pay, Too?!

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Dr. Conrad Murray wants the judge in his criminal manslaughter case to deny Michael Jackson's family restitution, arguing that MJ was responsible for his demise.

Murray was convicted and sentenced for involuntary manslaughter already. That is set in stone. However, he is still fighting the restitution the star's family seeks.

Murray is asking for evidence the defense never received during the trial - evidence he claims could show Michael self-administered the fatal dose of Propofol.

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Murray's lawyer, J. Michael Flanagan, argues that - guilty verdict aside - in deciding how much restitution the family gets, the victim's responsibility matters.

So Murray will concede he's partly to blame (he can't argue otherwise because of the conviction) but he still wants to prove that Jackson caused his own death.

The prosecution is asking for around $100 million in restitution, but the judge hasn't decided on a figure. The level of culpability will ultimately play into that.

Once the figure is set, if Flanagan gets his way and the judge were to decide MJ was 50 percent responsible, the judge would reduce restitution by 50 percent.

Also complicating matters? Murray is pretty much broke, and if anything, Jackson's family has profited from his death. So ... the judge has a lot to ponder.

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wendy: it seems like to me that you did not watch the trial.. dr. murray was a doctor and what he did was more wrong then what michael wanted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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OVBIOUSLY WENDY HAS NEVER KNOWN ADDICTION,LOST ANI ONE 2 ANI ADDICTION SO SHE AINT GOT A CLUE ,ADDICTION DO U SMOKE WENDY IF YOU DO STOP RIGHT NOW YOU KNOW IT CAUSES CANCER,PROBERLY SOME LITTLE PREACHER JUST TALK TO THE ASS ,AS THATS THE ONE WHO GIVES A CRAP

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DR MURRY NEEDS TO TAKE SOME BUT NOT ALL THIS RESPONSIBILITY,MICHEAL JACKSON,HAD A SERIOUS DRUG PROMBLEM WELL BEFORE DR MURRY,MURRY SHOULD OF RANG A AMBALANCE,TOLD THEM WHAT HED TAKEN, HE STATES JACKO SNOOK 8 LORAZEPAM TO A USER LIKE MICHEAL THAT WOULD OF HAD VERY LITTLE EFFECT,THE CHILDREN CUD OF TAKEN THEM,IF LEFT LYING AROUND MURRY NEEDS PUNISHING BUT WHAT ABOUT EVERY ONE ELESE BEFORE THEY SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED TOO, HEARTBREAK 2 HIS FAMILY, BUT I AV NEVER LIKE LA TOYAH,SHE SOON DISOWNED HIM WHEN THE CHILD-ALLEGATIONS CAME OUT,GOD BLESS MRS JACKSON WHAT A INSPIRATION N THE LADY WHO LOST A SON,[MY MUM WENT TO BITS AS ONLI NATURALLY U WOULD] BUT THERE IS LA TOYAH WHO I KNOW SHE LLOVED HIM, BUT YOU CAN SEE THE $$$$$$$ SIGNS IN HER EYES N A AMERICAN EXPRESS IN THE OTHER,ALL THE BOTHERS AND SISTERS,WE LOVE YOU,AND U ARE AN INSPIRATION N HELD A DIGNIFYED SILENCE ALL THE WAY, ITS SAD TO SAY THAT MURRYS STORY WILL MAKE HIM A LOT OF MONEY;(

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I'll just say this.After the Jackson family finishes suing the Mad Doctor they should sue AEG because they hired Doctor Murray to work on Michael Jackson making Murray their employee.Your employee kills a patient and you need to get sued.A mother loses a son,three kids are left orphaned and the world lost it's greatest entertainer.AEG should get sued for a billion dollars and don't think they can't afford it.AEG might be in bed with the city of Los Angeles because of all the favors they do and it might be tough for an LA court to allow a lawsuit to go forward against AEG, but that's the price they should pay.How did Michael Jackson pass a physical before touring for AEG when he was addicted to drugs and his arms were riddled with needle marks?The Jackson family should seriously look into that.

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Wendy u really r foolish. The court DID decide. Murray was found guilty. A doctor's wreckless treatment cannot be justified by the patients wreckless motivation. Doctors r bound by a higher standard of ethics & professionalism. Didn't u learn anything during the trial?

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Jackson knew the risks of this way of life and was stupid enough to carry on with it. He bought his own death either by his own hand or Murrays - the courts cant decide. but he was an adult and it was his choice. so the family need someone to blame other than their son who chose not to use the normal medical routes to solving his disorders. Jackson liked the fun of the rush of pushing any drug in fast - what does that tell you.

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Wendy, are you serious? Please tell me you are on crack. So if someone gives you a gun and tells you to kill him/her, do you think the police will let you go? If you think you should be let go and you think the SYSTEM is going to let you go because the person "ask you to do it", then you are not living in the real world and you will get a rude awakening from the cops and the judge and prison.

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Oh shup Wendy. If that is your logic, then you are stupid to Life and the responsiblity to what DOCTORS should do. If a doctor, who has a responsibity to his patients is this stupid not to follow the rules of medicine, Murray should pay. Yes, MJ should have been more responsible; however, he had a sleep problem and HIRED a doctor to treat him. For this decison, Jackson paid with his LIFE; and MURRAY should pay with his freedom and MONEY and lose his medical license. Murray does NOT get a pass (Murray is MORE responsible because he was the DOCTOR and did the injections). At least Murray is able live. And anyone who has your thinking Wendy better "wake up" and learn the laws of the land when you are in a profession such as doctors, law enforcement, etc that required you to DO NO HARM and to follow ETHICS. When you break those rules, YOU PAY THE PRICE. END OF STORY. The Jacksons should get paid and If this was YOUR family memember Wendy, I doubt you would be so forgiving of Murray.

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the family of Jadkson should not receive a penny good grief. Jackson payed for the care he got wether good or bad and that is that. he made his bed so lie in Jackson and theothers need a wake up call on who is responsible for your own life.

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