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Category: John Van Hoy

Court Rules Florida Law to Apply in a Sandal’s Resort Hot Tub Suction Entrapment Death Case

January 27, 2014 Beaches Resort Injury Lawsuits

Suction Entrapment Death Law Firm.jpgThe resort injury lawyers of Brais Law Firm were successful in convincing a Federal court to apply Florida law to a death that occurred in the Bahamas. The case of John Van Hoy, Jr. is heartbreaking. John was on vacation with his fiancée Nicole at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort located Nassau. During his stay, he decided to refresh himself in […]

Judge Rules Sandals Resorts & Pool Component Manufacturers Must Stand Trial in Miami, Florida for an Entrapment Drowning Death In Caribbean

March 27, 2013 John Van Hoy

Resort and vacation injury lawyers Brais Law Firm recently won a significant victory in Miami Federal Court in a lawsuit involving the December 28, 2010 hot tub entrapment drowning death of John Van Hoy, Jr., father of two adopted children. See, attached Order dated March 22, 2013 and photo to right.
Vacationers Beware – When You Vacation in the Caribbean, Sandals Resorts Will Argue You No Longer Have A Right to a Jury Trial in the United States
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Estate of John Van-Hoy, Jr. (Deceased Dec. 28, 2010) vs. Sandals Resorts et. al. Press Release

May 24, 2011 John Van Hoy

Estate of John Van-Hoy, Jr., et. al. v. Sandals Resorts International, Ltd., Unique Vacations, Inc., Hayward Industries, Inc., A.O. Smith Corp., Pentair Water Pool & Spa, Inc. & Sta-Rite Industries, LLC.
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While enjoying a once in a lifetime trip with his fiancée, Nicole Cleaveland, John Van-Hoy, Jr., drowned when he became entrapped in a spa pool at the Sandals’ Royal Bahamian Resort in […]