I have handled several motel swimming pool drowning cases and these are terrible tragedies. In one suit, two young men drowned in a motel swimming pool in Atlanta, Georgia. In that case, numerous defects existed at the pool and the required safety equipment was not present at pool side, including a safety hook and emergency phone. The pool was also not clean and it was difficult for others to see the boys below the surface of the water. The motel paid a settlement of $1.7 million dollars in a Michigan Wrongful Death Suit.