Late US pop star Michael Jackson performs during his HIStory World Tour concert in Vienna in 1997. The “Thriller” singer’s mother, Katherine, is suing privately held AEG Live, promoters of a never-realised series of comeback concerts by Jackson, for negligence in hiring Dr Conrad Murray as his personal physician. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

An attorney for concert promotion company AEG Live warned jurors they would see a very different view of the charismatic late pop star Michael(...)