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Common Fitness Center Injuries

Working out and focusing on physical fitness is an important part of many people's lives. Gyms and fitness centers seem more prevalent than ever, and many people visit these establishments on a daily basis. However, despite the fact that these centers promote wellness and physical fitness, they can be a source of serious injuries. Management companies and owners are responsible for ensuring the safety of their equipment and buildings. If these entities fail to follow safety protocol and ensure a safe environment, they may be held responsible for any injuries that occur at their fitness centers.

If you or someone you love has been the victim of an injury because of the negligent actions of another person or entity, you may be eligible for financial compensation for your suffering. Contact the Wausau premises liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to speak to a knowledgeable lawyer about your case today.

Types of Injuries

There are many potential causes for injury in a fitness center. Malfunctioning machinery, slippery floors, and unsanitary work out conditions are just a few of the dangers that exist in unsafe gyms. Some of the most common injuries acquired at workout facilities include:

  • Dislocated joints
  • Strained or torn muscles
  • Bleeding or bruising
  • Infections from unhygienic shower facilities
  • Infections from unclean equipment
  • Traumatic head injury
  • Internal organ damage
  • Spinal cord damage

There is no excuse for careless behavior that compromises the safety of an innocent person, and companies that oversee or manage gyms are responsible for their patrons' safety. When they exhibit negligent behavior and disregard safety regulations, they may be liable for any injuries you suffer.

Contact Us

If you or someone you love is suffering from an injury received at a fitness center, you may be able to hold the responsible party liable for your injury-related expenses. Contact the Wausau premises liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 for more information.

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