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Business Contracts

Waiver

New Jersey

Asked on Mar 29, 2021

Should I have my gym members sign a separate liability waiver or is it fine to put language in my membership agreement?

I run in gym in New Jersey and currently have a clause in my membership agreement that covers our liability. I want to understand if that is enough or if I should have a separate document for my members to sign.

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Business Contracts

New Jersey

Answered 248 days ago

Jane C.

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Yes. If worded correctly, a liability waiver is effective. Note that a few states do not allow liability waivers and others have strict requirements for their enforceability. Disclaimer - This information is provided for general informational purposes only. No information contained in this post should be construed as legal advice and does not establish an attorney-client relationship.

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