By Doyice Cotten
Lawsuits against health clubs are abundant – with dozens each year. There are many allegations in such suits ranging from failure to supervise, to employing uncertified personnel, to bad judgment of personal trainers, and many more causes of injury. One of the most frequent causes of injury has two prongs: 1) failure to regularly (as in daily) inspect the premises and equipment; and 2) failure to maintain and keep equipment in good repair.
The photos in this post illustrate a potential problem that could result in a client injury and in a possible negligence lawsuit.