(a) Any buyer of a health club contract which is in material violation of this chapter has a right to cancel the contract and a right of action against the health club for recovery of triple the amount actually paid to the health club under the contract. In addition to any judgment awarded to the buyer, the court may allow reasonable attorney’s fees.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 21a-222

  • Buyer: means a person who enters into, or receives the benefit of, a health club contract. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-216
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Health club: means any corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or other business enterprise offering facilities for the preservation, maintenance, encouragement or development of physical fitness or well-being in return for the payment of a fee entitling the buyer to the use of such facilities. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-216

(b) A violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed an unfair or deceptive trade practice under subsection (a) of § 42-110b.