A personal trainer at a fitness center recommends a nutritional supplement that a client turns out to be highly allergic to. The client is hospitalized for three days as a result.
A client is looking forward to her elliptical workout but falls just before the machine; she didn’t see the “wet floor” sign in the lobby. She sues the fitness center for her injuries and not putting the sign where the wet floor was.
Abuse and Molestation
A trainer is working with a teen at a fitness center. During a training session, the girl is sexually molested. The girl’s family sues the fitness center’s abuse and molestation coverage for bodily injury and mental duress.
An employee at a fitness center receives numerous sexual advances from another staff member. The employee sues the fitness center’s employment practices policy for sexual harassment.
A fire breaks out due to faulty wiring in a treadmill that spreads at a fitness center, which results in extensive smoke and heat damage to both the building and its contents, and forces the fitness center administration to seek an alternative facility for a period of one month. The fitness center suffers a loss of $75,000 in property damage and extra expenses.