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Can I Sue a Gym if I Signed a Waiver?

People are often unaware that they can still sue a gym after they’ve signed a waiver. With summer currently in full swing, we see memberships to facilities once again become popular. So, if you are injured, understanding your options is important. Premises Liability at the Gym When people are invited onto someone else’s land, the owner becomes liable for any injuries sustained while on the property. For example, it is a gym owner’s duty to keep it in a safe condition. Waivers signed upon membership keep gyms from being sued for any common exercising injury, such as pulling a muscle. But sometimes someone is injured due to the hazardous conditions of a property. For example, if the equipment at a gym is faulty and not cared for. Or, the facility itself has dangers that could have been fixed if it was properly inspected. Victims with genuine premises liability cases can…
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