A Superior Court judge has ruled that a man who badly injured his leg on a stair climber exercise machine at a Planet Fitness cannot bring a product liability action against the fitness club chain.

In a ruling of first impression in Connecticut, New London Superior Court Judge Robert Vacchelli found that a health club did not qualify as a “product seller” under the Connecticut Product Liability Act. The plaintiff still has negligence claims pending against Planet Fitness.

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