Every day, millions of Americans use public gyms to increase their personal fitness levels, lose weight, or simply break a sweat and get their hearts pumping. There are generally several different types of equipment that these facilities offer including weight and cardio machines. Though these devices can be fun to use and effective at producing desired results, they can also be extremely dangerous if they are inherently defective or malfunction during use.
Like all machines, these devices must be maintained properly and made sure that they are safe to use, regardless of an individual’s fitness capabilities. At the same time, manufacturers must use the utmost care in producing these machines and ensuring they are ready to use after proper assembly. When this is not done, an injured individual may be able to bring the equipment manufacturer or gymnasium management to court. If you or someone you love has been injured by defective or malfunctioning gym equipment, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your losses. Contact the Wausau personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 for more information.
The following types of exercise equipment may be prone to causing accident and injury:
Exercising should contribute to achieving positive results, not injury. Accidents caused by gym equipment can be extremely severe, potentially leading to fractured bones, head or spine trauma, or even wrongful death. If you or someone you love has been a victim of one of these accidents because of another party’s negligence, you deserve justice under the law.
To learn more about defective or malfunctioning gymnasium equipment and your legal rights, contact the Wausau personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874.