[b]Onetime Jackson accuser claims his father attacked him[/b] [i]Jackson’s accuser wins trial over charge against father[/i] September 5, 2006, 1:30 PM EDT TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ A man who as a boy accused Michael Jackson of molesting him and got a $20 million settlement from the pop singer now has won a ruling that could bring a trial on a claim he was attacked by his own father. The man is seeking a restraining order against his father, who he said “struck him on the head from behind with a twelve and one-half pound weight and sprayed his eyes with mace or pepper spray and tried to choke him,” according to an appellate court ruling. A state Family Court judge in Hudson County in August 2005 had granted the man a temporary restraining order, but later refused to issue a permanent order. The two-judge appellate panel said that was a mistake, writing, “Given the nature of the attack, it would appear that a trier of fact could infer immediate danger from the evidence submitted.” The panel sent the case back for trial and the temporary restraining order remains in effect. The three-page ruling, from June 8, was reported Tuesday by the New York Daily News. The man’s lawyer, Brian M. Schwartz, did not immediately return a message seeking comment Tuesday and also did not respond to a request from the newspaper. The father’s lawyer, Raoul Bustillo, told the newspaper he would not discuss the case. He did not return a call Tuesday from The Associated Press. The Associated Press is withholding the names of those involved to protect the identity of the accuser in the Jackson case. The man was a teen when he made the allegations against Jackson in 1993

MJEOL NOTE: MJEOL will not withhold the names of those involved. The 1993 accuser, who is an adult now, is Jordan Chandler. His father, the attacker, is named Evan Chandler. Read more about the 1993 allegations from the Oct 1994 issue of GQ Magazine titled “Was Michael Jackson Framed? The Untold Story Text Version | Actual Magazine scans Insider information is also available from the book Redemption: The Truth about the Michael Jackson Child Molestation Allegations, excerpts of which can be found here: https://site2.mjeol.com/modules/news/index.php?storytopic=26&storynum=10

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