Allied Health / Public Liability
Gym Owner & Personal Trainer
The Insured is a sub-contractor providing personal training services at a gym. The Claimant attended an exercise class conducted by the Insured and sustained serious injuries to her knee. The Claimant sought damages from both the Insured as well as the owner of the gym.
A settlement sum of $110,000 was agreed based on noneconomic loss, out-off pocket expenses, future medical treatments, past economic loss as a result of needing time off work for treatment, future economic loss and need for domestic assistance. A further $25,000 in legal costs were incurred to defend the Insured.
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