Can a personal trainer be sued for negligence?
As a personal trainer, it is your legal obligation to care for your fitness clients within the industry standards and a failure to do so, resulting in injury or loss, could potentially be considered negligence.
Negligence is proven by:
Duty: Standards such as, but not limited to, proper instruction, supervision, creating a safe exercise program, and ensuring a safe environment.
Breach: Not providing standard of care resulting in client injury or loss.
Cause: The breach of duty directly caused the client’s injury.
Harm: The client suffered harm/injury due to the breach of duty.
As a personal trainer you are exposed to a variety of potential liability risks and could get sued.
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