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Flashcards in Legal Deck (11):
1

agreement to participate

-protect coach from client claiming unaware of risk of exercising
- generally used for class settings
-nature of activity, potential risk, expected behavior

2

informed consent

- demonstrate that a client acknowledges that he or she has been specifically informed about the risks associated with the activity in which he or she is about to engage
- client is allowing something to be done to them (test/ assessment)
- prepares client for positive and negative effects to activities, informs of alternatives

3

inherent risk

- injuries can occur even if proper procedure followed
- may include exculpatory clause that bars clients from seeking damages for injuries caused by inherent risk

4

statute of limitations

time allotted to sue for damages (maintain paperwork pas this timeframe)

5

negligence:
omission
commission

-fails to act (not spotting)
-acts inappropriately (prescribing exercise damaging to existing condition)

6

vicarious liability

employers are responsible for the employment related actions of their clients

7

gross negligence

contributory negligence

comparative negligence

- action that displays reckless or willful disregard for others safety
- plaintiff played role in injury (not notifying coach that soles are slipping during exercise)
- slip guilt and award according to % each is responsible (client=40% fault, coach = 60%, client paid 60% damages)

8

general supervision
specific training

- overseeing group training
- individual training

9

professional liability insurance

insurance 'rider'

-specifically designed to cover the health and fitness industry

-special addition to typical policy provisions

10

umbrella liability policy

product liability insurance

-provides added coverage for all other insurance that a person may have in place (auto, home, professional)

-in the event a product fails to perform properly

11

keyman insurance

- compensate the business for loss of person who performs unique and valuable function