Personal Trainer Liability and Negligence Claims

If you have been injured while using a personal trainer who acted negligently, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation. At YouClaim, our solicitors can help you navigate this often tricky area of personal injury law to ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation that you deserve.

To speak to a solicitor about an injury you’ve suffered during a personal training session, call us on 0800 10 757 95, chat to us online or fill in our online enquiry form and let us know a suitable time to get in touch with you.

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About injuries caused by personal trainers

Any person who employs a personal trainer to help improve their health and fitness does so with the expectation that their trainer will have specialist knowledge to help them achieve their fitness objectives without harm or injury.

Although there is as yet no legal obligation for personal trainers to possess liability for insurance, it is advised that they do. This is because any negligently planned or poorly supervised personal training sessions have the potential to cause you injury and may, in the absence of liability insurance, bring about the financial ruin of a personal training business.

A number of different liability insurance options exist for personal trainers such as professional liability cover, civil liberty cover and professional indemnity cover.

The type chosen will very much depend on the nature of the business. If you suffer injuries while working with a personal trainer, and those injuries could not be counted as common side effects or expected side effects from the kind of exercise you are doing, your personal trainer could be accused of professional negligence.

Types of injury

Injuries caused by the negligence of a personal trainer can range in severity, with some injuries persisting for a long time after your accident.

The types of injuries you can sustain during a personal trainer workout include:

  • Muscle pulls and strains
  • Sprains
  • Shoulder damage
  • Knee damage
  • Shin splints
  • Tendinitis
  • Fractured and broken bones
  • Dislocation

Whatever your injury, if it was caused by the negligence of a personal trainer, you are eligible to make a claim for compensation.

How YouClaim can help

Personal trainer injury claims are complex, which is why it is important you seek the services of a solicitor who has the experience to make a successful claim quickly and effectively. Our team has worked with many people who have been left frustrated after suffering an injury due to the negligence of their personal trainer. We will act on your behalf and provide the support required to keep you up to date on the progress of your claim at all times.

Compensation awarded can help cover the cost of any expenses incurred as a result of your injury, including time taken off work, medical treatment, rehabilitation and professional support.

Get started today

If you believe your accident was caused by the negligence of a personal trainer, get in touch with us today to discuss your situation. You can either call us on 0800 10 757 95, fill in our online enquiry form or chat to us directly via our e-chat function.