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Royal Caribbean Cruises hit with $3.38M verdict in passenger death

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. owes $3.38 million to the family of a passenger who died of a heart attack aboard one of its ships in 2016, a federal jury in Miami found Thursday.

Richard Puchalski died during an Alaskan cruise with his family to celebrate his 70th birthday. Phil Parrish and Lawyers from The Haggard Law Firm successfully argued that the ship’s doctor, Dr. Amanda Saunders, made several errors that turned a serious cardiac incident into a fatal heart attack.

Read the source article at the Miami Herald

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