If you want to get in shape and improve your health, you might hire a personal trainer to work with. The purpose of working with a personal trainer is to motivate yourself and make sure that you do not get hurt when working out or training. However, unfortunately, sometimes working with a personal trainer or in a gym can have the opposite effect. In the event that you are injured when working with a Connecticut personal trainer, you may be entitled to compensation. This might be a possibility if you can prove that your trainer is at fault for your injury. In this section of our website, we discuss many different situation that you might face if you have hired a personal trainer and been injured. You can learn if you have a case by checking out the other pages in this section.
Personal Trainer Malpractice
If you are not sure if you have a personal trainer injury or malpractice case, start on our page about independent personal trainers vs. gym employees and trainers. This will help you understand the difference between independent contractors and gym employees, who might be responsible for your injury, and who to sue.
Next, check out our page regarding what to do after a gym injury. This will give some tips to not only ensure that you recover from any injuries that you sustain, but that you also put yourself in a position to support your personal injury case should you decide to file one. You can also learn about evidence to gather in your case here.
Then, learn more about situations in which you cannot sue a personal trainer. Injuries happen frequently during personal training sessions or in the gym, but this does not always necessarily mean that the trainer is at-fault. But, there are some situations where your trainer can be held legally responsible. Check out this page to learn more about those situations.
If you want to sue a personal trainer, keep in mind that they may be covered by insurance. On this page, you can learn more about five common types of insurance that a personal trainer might have, and how these types of insurance could impact your personal injury lawsuit.
Also consider that if you signed a waiver of liability in a gym or with your personal trainer, this could absolve them from fault in the event of an injury. Learn more about how a waiver of liability could impact your personal injury case here.
Compensation is the main goal of filing a personal injury case against a personal trainer. On this page, you can find out what compensation you are entitled to if you are injured during a training session or in a gym.
Finally, check out our pages on suing a Zumba or CrossFit instructor for injuries sustained in a class.
Do you think that a Connecticut personal injury trainer is responsible for an injury that you sustained? If so, contact our office to learn more. We are happy to help you determine how to proceed and walk you through this process.