Fitness Center Chain Hit With Suit Over Perpetual Contracts

By Zachary Zagger (September 10, 2015, 8:19 PM EDT) -- Fitness center chain Club Metro USA LLC was hit with a proposed class action removed to New Jersey federal court Thursday accusing the chain of unlawfully making their membership contracts perpetually renew after the membership period has ended.

Plaintiff Paul Logan hit Club Metro and related companies with a proposed class action in New Jersey state court in July alleging the company's "standardized health club membership agreements" violate several New Jersey laws because they provide for "perpetually renewing monthly memberships upon the expiration of the initial terms." The owner of one of Club Metro's franchises located in Old Bridge, New Jersey,...

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