Bally Fitness Hit With Fresh Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (October 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bally Total Fitness Holding Corp. and its new CEO have been slapped with a third lawsuit by competitor 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc., accusing them of trade secret misappropriation.

The most recent suit, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, accuses Bally CEO Michael Sheehan of violating the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in addition to asserting state law claims against both parties.

The first two complaints have already been dismissed.

The controversy began after Sheehan resigned from his...
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