FILE – In this June 29, 2013 file photo, Prince Jackson, left, and Katherine Jackson arrive at the world premiere of “Michael Jackson ONE” at THEhotel at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, in Las Vegas. A Los Angeles jury will have to considering how much to award Jackson’s three children and mother if they determine that concert promoter AEG Live LLC hired the doctor convicted of causing the superstar’s June 2009 death. Deliberations are expected to begin on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, after a 21 week trial that has revealed many of Michael Jackson’s ambitions, including a new career in filmmaking. (Photo by David Becker/Invision/AP, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Michael Jackson were still alive today, he would have just celebrated his 55th birthday and the world would know the outcome of his comeback efforts. He might be embarking on a new career in filmmaking and probably would be nudging his eldest son in the same direction.
As a trial pursued by the singer’s mother against the promoters of Jackson’s planned comeback concerts draws to a close, jurors may soon be considering intriguing what-ifs had the King of Pop lived.
Throughout the trial, which has spanned 21 weeks and more than 50 witnesses, the panel of six men and six women has heard evidence about Jackson’s ambitions and his undisputed devotion for his three children and mother. If jurors determine that AEG Live LLC is liable for Jackson’s death, the group will then have to decide how much to Login to read more