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Beat it! Michael Jackson's family should have realised litigation is Dangerous

The moral of both these stories has to be that litigation is a potentially expensive business and a decision to take something through the courts is never one to be taken lightly.

'You wanna be startin' somethin'?' is not just a question Michael Jackson asked in his hit single, but one his family may wish they had reflected further upon now that a Los Angeles court has dismissed their claims that concert promoter AEG Live was negligent over the superstar’s death in 2009.

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