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Personal Injury Lawyer in RI | Gym Injuries and Accidents

(This Gym accident article by David Caldwell was reviewed and approved by RI Accident Lawyer, David Slepkow 401-437-1100)

Over the last few decades, fitness gyms have become incredibly popular in urban and suburban areas. Many people find it much more convenient to work out at the gym rather than waiting for good weather so that they can exercise outside. In addition, some people live in areas that do not have good outdoor spaces for exercise at all. Gyms can be great places to work out with friends but they can be dangerous places as well if the owners and managers responsible for these institutions do not do all they can to keep them safe for visitors.

If you o

r someone you love has been injured while working out at the gym, contact an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. You should not have to suffer and face financial difficulties when your injuries were due to the recklessness or carelessness of a gym’s owner or staff members.

Common Causes of Gym Injuries

Many gyms are filled with all kinds of equipment and can be very crowded with people. Therefore, injuries can happen in a variety of ways and situations. Some of the most common causes of injuries in gyms and other workout facilities include the following:

  • Malfunctioning equipment or faulty gear
  • Slippery surfaces, resulting from sweat or pools of water
  • Slippery gear and machines
  • Overcrowded fitness classes

You should feel safe at the gym and it is the responsibility of staff and managers to do everything they can to make it a safe environment for everyone who uses the facility. When accidents happen, it is important that the responsible party is held accountable.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a gym or fitness center, speak with an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C., as soon as possible.

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By David S Caldwell

Legal Notice per Rules of Professional Responsibility: The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers and attorneys in the general practice of law, but does not license or certify any lawyer / attorney as an expert or specialist in any field of practice. While this firm maintains joint responsibility, most cases of this type are referred to other attorneys for principle responsibility.

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