KC man wins $400K verdict against CrossFit

A Kansas City man has won a $400,000 verdict against CrossFit Inc., a company that developed an intense workout regimen.

Jonas Barrish, who sued the company and its affiliate gym Sky’s Limit Fitness LLC of Kansas City, alleged he was injured after attempting one of heavy weight-lifting exercises. In his suit, Barrish said he was not asked to sign a waiver, which would have informed him of the risks.

The jury found Barrish to be 50 percent at fault, the gym 25 percent at fault and CrossFit 25 percent at fault. CrossFit plans to appeal the decision.

Read more: Kansas City Business Journal


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