LA Fitness Can't Shake Contract Suit Over Fees

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 5:15 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to throw out a putative class action alleging LA Fitness International LLC assessed improper termination fees against dissatisfied customers who wanted an early exit from their personal training contracts.

Judge Milton I. Shadur of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued the ruling Wednesday.

The named plaintiff, Jay Mau, paid a termination fee to end a personal training contract because the trainers were subpar and, in one instance, did not show up to an appointment, according to...
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