Short of having Shakespeare’s wish to “kill all the lawyers” finally come true, club-related lawsuits are now an unfortunate part of the business that managers should be prepared to deal with.
Clubs with fitness centers can be vulnerable to lawsuits if a member is injured on-site, particularly if the club does not perform regular, recorded maintenance or follow manufacturers’ recommendations on life expectancy of fitness equipment.
The Egypt Valley Country Club in Ada, Mich. is now facing two lawsuits—one brought by a former member and one filed by the former golf pro. Late last year the country club was embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal, says an article on Wzzm13.com. Former golf pro, Lynn Janson, now claims several grievances—including wrongful termination, […]