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Injuries at the Gym

When you go to the gym, you likely do so expecting to get healthier. Unfortunately, gym injuries occur with a startling frequency. There are a variety of potential health hazards in the average gym, including heavy weights, large machines, and an array of other potentially dangerous equipment.

If you have been injured at a gym, another party may be liable. In some cases, the gym itself or the manufacturer of the equipment that caused the injury could be held responsible. The Racine personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may be able to help. Please contact us today by calling 800-242-2874 to find out more.

Preventing Injuries

The gym can potentially be a very dangerous place, and it can be a good idea to familiarize yourself with a few simple safety rules, such as:

  • Always warm up before a workout, as it can reduce the chances of injury. Stretching, jogging, and lifting light weights are good warm-up options.
  • Understand how to safely perform your exercise. Exercises are only good for you if you know what you’re doing. If you don’t, you could tear or sprain your muscles, or even break bones.
  • Know your limits. Injuries often occur when people “bite off more than they can chew.” Know what you can do, and (more importantly) what you cannot.

It is important to understand that not all gym injuries are caused by victims’ irresponsibility. Some injuries are caused by the negligence of the gym owners and operators, while others are caused by manufacturing defects in the equipment. If you have been injured in such a way, you may deserve financial compensation to pay for the consequences of your injury.

Contact Us

The Racine personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may be able to get you the compensation you deserve following your gym injury. To learn more about how we can help, contact us today by calling 800-242-2874.