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Former Michael Jackson's attorney Thomas Mesereau talks to reporters as he arrives at a courthouse for Katherine Jackson's lawsuit against concert giant AEG Live in Los Angeles, Monday, April 29, 2013. Mesereau is expected to testify during the trial. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Michael Jackson trial

Opening statements began April 29, 2013, in Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit against concert giant AEG Live over Michael Jackson’s 2009 death. Katherine Jackson claims the company failed to properly investigate the doctor who was convicted in 2011 of involuntary manslaughter for the singer’s death.