Michael Jackson "Could Have Been Alive Today"
A cardiologist says Murray's negligence had a direct impact on MJ's death...
The jury at Michael Jacksoncould have been saved if the physician had not made a series of errors when treating him.
Cardiologist Dr. Alon Steinberg claimed that the King of Pop would have still been alive today if Murray hadn't been grossly negligent in providing care to MJ on that fatal day back in June 2009.
He listed six "extreme deviations" in the treatment Murray provided Jackson, stating that each of these abnormalities had a direct impact on Michael's death.
Steinberg told the court: "If these deviations didn't happen, Mr Jackson could have been alive."
He also revealed that Murray should not have used Propofol to treat the Man In The Mirror singer's insomnia and that he should't have administered the powerful drug at his home without proper equipment.
Dr. Steniberg explained: "Dr Murray did not document a single thing. All these extreme deviations, giving Propofol in the wrong setting without proper equipment or personnel, not making proper preparations, not calling 911 in a timely manner, not keeping records, all directly impacted on Mr Jackson's life."
He added: "When you monitor a patient you never leave their side, especially after giving them Propofol. It's like leaving a baby that's sleeping on your kitchen counter top. You would never do it because there is a chance the baby could wake up and fall off or grab a knife or something. You just don't do it.'
Steinberg was testifying after Dr. Christopher Rogers who previously told the court that Jackson could not have caused his own death, and that MJ wouldn't have been able to give himself Propofol without Murray's help.
Murray's defence have since dropped their original claim that the legend may have swallowed the anaesthetic, with his lawyer Michael Flanagan claiming: "We are not going to assert at any time during this trial that Michael Jackson orally administered propofol."
It currently unknown whether Murray's defence will continue to accuse MJ of injecting the drug himself, despite Rogers suggestion that: "the circumstances, from my point of view, do not support self-administration of Propofol."