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Inspections Are Not Optional

Michael Burkart was injured when he fell from a Gravity Gym, on which he wasexercising while hanging upside down. He filed suit against Health and Tennis Corporation of America, alleging, among other things, negligence for failure to properly inspect the Gravity Gym. Testimony by an employee stated that she personally inspected the Gravity Gym daily. Further, the piece of equipment was listed on the maintenance list, indicating that it had been inspected. Also, inspection after the incident showed that the Gravity Gym was in good repair. The Texas court ruled for the fitness facility, finding there was no negligence. Read more

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