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Category: Pool, Spa, Hot Tub Suction Entrapment Law

10 Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

February 28, 2023 Pool, Spa, Hot Tub Drowning Law

Spring is just around the corner, and in the warmer parts of the U.S., that means that it’s nearly time to go swimming. While swimming can be fun, it can also be dangerous, and tragically, both children and adults lose their lives in swimming pool accidents each year. To protect yourself and others, here are 10 safety tips from swimming pool accident attorney Keith Brais.
Avoiding Serious and Fatal Accidents at Swimming Pools
To minimize the risk of swimming pool accidents, all […]

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 one […]

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
Sandals Resorts heavily advertises […]

Suction Entrapment Pool Drain Cover Recall Impacts Nearly a Million Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs

May 28, 2011 Pool, Spa, Hot Tub Drowning Law

To avoid the potential of pool and spa suction entrapments, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled dozens of models of drain covers from eight different manufactures. This recall is expected to impact over a million pools and spas nationwide.
Pool, Hot Tub and Spa Suction Entrapment Lawyer Attorney.jpgPool and spa suction entrapments are a real danger to swimmers. According to the CPSC, from 1999 to 2010 there were 97 suction entrapments […]