Tag Archives: Avoiding Liability For Personal Trainers

Specialized Activity Program Leads to Suit Against Personal Trainer and Gym

In a very recent case from New Jersey, the Plaintiff, a wheelchair bound quadriplegic, attended a personal training program at the [...]

Personal Trainers Take Note: Screening Standards Have Changed

In late 2015, we reminded personal trainers and other fitness professionals of their obligation to screen clients for activity prior to [...]

When Releases and Waivers Don’t Work – Thoughts for Fitness Professionals

We have devoted considerable time and space in this column to provide examples of cases filed against fitness professionals, [...]

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 of exercise equipment to clients, a [...]

Fitness Equipment And Liability Issues For Personal Trainers

Virtually all fitness professionals, personal trainers included, use fitness equipment in their exercise programs for clients. Such [...]