Can I sue my gym for injury?

In a gym, the gym owners have a duty to provide their services with due care and skill. The premises must also be fit for purpose.

If the premises don’t meet the standard and a person is injured as a result of this, then they may be entitled to sue for negligence. The same goes for if you’re injured using faulty equipment or unmaintained equipment.

However, you still have a duty of care as well. So, if you’re injured because of your inexperience, you’re using a piece of gym equipment negligently, or you’re injured by another gym member, it would likely be difficult for you to recover any losses suffered due to your injuries.

Disclaimer: This information is designed for general information in relation to Queensland compensation law. It does not constitute legal advice. We strongly recommend you seek legal advice in regards to your specific situation. For help understanding your rights, please call 1800 960 482 or chat via live chat to talk to one of our Lawyers today.

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