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“Anguish” Failed to be an Effective Substitute for “Negligence” in Ohio Case

By Doyice Cotten

Beatrice Oliveri, was given two free sessions to work out at OsteoStrong. She suffered from osteoporosis and her doctor advised her to be careful. She completed a wellness assessment and signed the following waiver of liability:

I am physically capable of participating in an exercise program or the OsteoStrong system. I have either received permission from my doctor to perform the exercise and the OsteoStrong system or I decided to participate in the OsteoStrong program without consulting my physician and I assume all responsibilities for my decision to engage in the OsteoStrong program.

Weighty Issue

A fitness center injury lawsuit illustrates the importance of a proper risk management plan.

Attorney John Wolohan ([email protected]) reports on a fitness center injury lawsuit that illustrates the importance of a proper risk management plan.  John is a professor of sports law and chair of the Sport Management & Media department at Ithaca College. This article was published in Athletic Business in May, 2010.

As any administrator or employee involved in the sports and recreation industry will acknowledge,