Category Archives: Avoiding Liability Bulletin

Daily Inspection of Exercise Band Helps Win Defendant’s Verdict – Upheld on Appeal

While we have examined personal trainer duties and responsibilities in reference to the provision [...]

Emergency Response: Calling 911 – Delay or Failure Can Result in Needless Suit

From a professional perspective, it seems rather clear that personal fitness trainers and other [...]

“Suicide Runs” Directed By Personal Trainer Result In Client Injury And Lawsuit

According to the allegations of a recent lawsuit filed in a Pennsylvania federal court, a 61 year [...]

Fitness Equipment And Liability Issues For Personal Trainers

Virtually all fitness professionals, personal trainers included, use fitness equipment in their [...]

Personal Trainers and Nutritional Supplements – Sell or Don’t Sell?

The sale of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports drinks and other similar consumables is big [...]

THE PROVISION OF PERSONAL TRAINING SERVICES: CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP OR SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP?

Thousands of personal trainers in this country are providing personal training services to [...]

Personal Trainers – Be Careful in Expanding Services

According to recent industry reports from IDEA, many personal trainers are expanding their client [...]

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) & Emergency Response Concerns for Personal Trainers

In the last column of this CPH Bulletin, we provided several emergency response tips for personal [...]

Legal & Risk Management Concerns for Fitness Professionals

So far in 2015, at least two significant cases against …The Litigation In April of this year, a jury in …At the turn of the 21st century, a number of …Fitness professionals are presently not regulated by any United States …