To Avoid Lawsuits, Health Clubs Must Heed Equipment Life Expectancy

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Exploding exercise balls can lead to expensive lawsuits, unless health club owners follow these important steps.

Editor's Note: While a clause in the final agreement dictates that all names and exact dollar amounts be kept confidential, this lawsuit nonetheless provides an important lesson for all athletic facilities.

My litigation practice has taken me into hundreds of athletic facilities over the last few years and I have witnessed facilities making expensive mistakes on a regular basis. Operating a sports facility carries many risks, some of which are unavoidable, but reducing or eliminating risks where possible can result in your facility avoiding lawsuits. Recently, I handled a case in which a small mistake resulted in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against a health club.

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