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Health, Fitness And Adventure Sports Liability (2013)

Health and Fitness Clubs, as well as the promoters of Adventure Sports operations, are facing increased liability exposure on a number of fronts. These entities face personal injury suits by members and participants, as well as employment related claims under the ADA and the NLRB. This program, presented by plaintiff and defense attorneys as well as industry and insurance representatives, discusses topics such as:

Liability re: Extreme and Adventure Sports
Personal trainer issues
Liability of race organizers for acts of third parties
ADA Claims
NLRB and social media
Miglino v. Bally Total Fitness: Court of Appeals addresses use of defibrillators by facility personnel

And much more!

Program Topics

• Waiver & Releases

• ADA Lawsuits and Employment Issues in the Health Club Setting

• Navigating the Legal Risks Associated with Social Media in the Health Club Industry

• Medical/Legal Issues

Program Faculty

Program Chair

Michael P. Mezzacappa, Esq.
Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan, LLP

Program Coordinator

Betsy D. Baydala, Esq.
Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan, LLP


James Decker
Vice President, Commercial Lines Division at Philadelphia Insurance Companies

Marc Ackerman, Esq.
General Counsel of Tough Mudder

Andrew J. Smiley, Esq.
Partner at Smiley & Smiley, LLP

Betty Francisco, Esq.
Corporate Relations & General Counsel of Millennium Partners Sports Club Management LLC

Joan M. Gilbride, Esq.
Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Garrett D. Felix, MS, CISSP
Information Security Officer and Privacy Officer

Andrea S. Akivis, Esq.
Associate Counsel and Human Resources Specialist at MediFit Corporate Services, Inc.

Jeffrey C. Gerson, Esq.
Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Cristina LaMarca, Esq.
Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Total MCLE Credits 4.5
Ethics MCLE Credits 0.0

Total Credits: 4.50 | Areas of Professional Practice: 4.50

Click "Add to Cart" to purchase full program or click a title below to purchase by topic.

 1  Sports Waivers And Releases (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.50

 2  ADA Lawsuits And Employment Issues In The Health Club (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00

 3  Legal Risks: Social Media In The Health Club Industry (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00

 4  Medical and Legal Issues: Health, Fitness and Sports (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50

Non-Member Price: $235.00
Published Date:
  • August 1, 2013
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VD804
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 4.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.5