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Michael Jackson Abuse Accusers to Try and Sue Firms Linked to the Late Star

Two men who accused Michael Jackson of sex abuse are expected to return to court next month to take action against firms linked to the late star.

Wade Robson, 37 and James Safechuck, 42 – who appeared in the documentary Leaving Neverland last year – are reportedly going to sue MJJ Productions and MJJ Ventures.

Both Wade and James claim they were molested as children by the late pop star.

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According to The Sun, the men want to prove the allegations were true and reveal that firm bosses were aware or should have been.

“We’re finally back in the courtroom,” their attorney Vince Finaldi is reported by the publication to have said.

“We were supposed to have a hearing a couple of weeks ago, but it has been delayed due to the coronavirus – so we have another date set for June.

“It will be the first hearing in the case. It’s a new judge and it will be resolved one way or another. We are preparing for a trial later in the year.”

James Safechuck pictured as a child with Michael Jackson. Photo: Channel 4.

Both Wade and James previously attempted to sue the companies in 2013 and 2014.

However, their case was thrown out in 2017 after a trial judge said they had waited too long to file the allegations.

At the time Californian law required claimants to file before they turned 26 – but Wade and James were both in their thirties.

This changed at the beginning of 2020 when a new law came into effect that allowed victims of sexual abuse to sue until they are 40 years old.

Both Safechuck and Robson detailed a string of abuse claims in the 2019 documentary Leaving Neverland.

Michael Jackson’s estate and his family have continued to deny the sex abuse claims.

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Written by How Africa

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