Slip and fall accidents can be frustrating simply because they can happen at any time and to anyone. Such unfortunate incidents don’t just happen when the weather is bad outside or when there is an accumulation of ice on the road or pavement. The truth of the matter is that most people will slip and fall at some point in their life—but some instances can lead to dire consequences, such as serious injury, and in most cases, they will not be at fault.
Owners of restaurants, commercial buildings, homes, and parking lots are required by law to keep walkways free of debris and maintain a level of safety for individuals who travel down them. This concept is referred to by the law as premise liability.