WESTWOOD (CBSLA) – The parent company of gym chain L.A. Fitness is suing the property owner of its Westwood gym, seeking reimbursement of more than $500,000 in rent paid even though the business has been unable to operate for nearly a year due to coronavirus-related closures.
Fitness International LLC’s breach-of-contract lawsuit, filed Thursday in Santa Monica Superior Court against WW Westwood LP., seeks at least $555,000 in damages, compensation for lost profits, attorneys’ fees and a court declaration that L.A. Fitness does not have to pay rent during the closure periods.
The gym is located in the