Woman loses damages claim against gym

2014-10-09 09:14

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Johannesburg - A woman has lost a damages claim against a gymnasium after she hurt herself falling, Beeld newspaper reported on Thursday.

Judge Andre Louw rejected the claim by Suzette Deacon against Planet Fitness Holdings in the High Court in Pretoria.

Deacon, 54, of Gordon's Bay, had claimed R600 000 after a barrier hit her against the leg when she left the gym in Centurion, Pretoria, on 2 March 2009.

Despite instructions that only one person at a time could leave through the barrier Deacon had left with her son and was right behind him when the barrier hit her.

She told the court she did not know that one person only was allowed through at a time, but the judge rejected this.

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