Case files state that the relationship between Jackson and Jordan began in February , but other sources cite May Jordan's stepfather, car dealer David Schwartz, introduced Jordan to Jackson after Jackson rented a vehicle from Schwartz's dealership. On July 15, Dr. Mathis Abrams, a psychiatrist, sent Chandler's attorney Barry Rothman a letter stating there was "reasonable suspicion" of sexual abuse. He wrote that if there was a child abuse claim, he would be required by law to contact the Los Angeles County Department of Children's Services.
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Two men who accused the late Michael Jackson of sexual abuse when they were children have won their appeal in California to take his companies to a civil trial where they hope to prove their allegations to a jury. Jackson died in The ruling reversed lower court rulings which concluded the two men waited too long to sue MJJ Productions and MJJ Ventures under then-existing state law. Both were adults when they filed their lawsuits in and , years after they alleged Jackson abused them. Finaldi said he and his clients are pleased by the ruling and by the changes made by California lawmakers in the wake of the MeToo movement.
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During the later part of his career, Michael Jackson faced several allegations that he molested young boys. The police investigated him in Another accusation led to a trial in that became a pop culture spectacle, complete with crowds of supporters waiting outside the courthouse. Jackson was acquitted and died four years later while preparing for a string of concert dates he hoped would revive his career.
A change in California law means that Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the men who accused Michael Jackson of sexually abusing them as children, can now sue the pop star's companies. Robson and Safechuck described the alleged abuse in the documentary "Leaving Neverland. Robson and Safechuck tried to bring a case in , but it was dismissed because California's statute of limitations required that accusers alleging childhood sexual abuse file their claims before turning