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A federal jury has ruled against Norwegian Cruise Line to the tune of more than $2 million in a medical negligence lawsuit.

The March 1 verdict determined the company owed $2.08 million in damages to 47 year-old plaintiff Andre Ow Buland for its response to a heart attack he suffered on-board the Norwegian Pearl in November 2016. One of Ow Buland’s attorneys, Coral Gables litigator Gary Friedman, said his client received “substandard care” that caused permanent and preventable heart damage.

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Zach Schlein

Zach Schlein is a writer based in Miami. Originally from Montville, New Jersey, he holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Florida and is the litigation reporter for Daily Business Review. He can be reached at his email address, [email protected]

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