Often times, someone involved in a slip and fall is embarrassed and feels that they were not paying attention. The fall was completely their own fault. However, it is the responsibility of the business owner to make certain to warn of wet or cluttered floors or floors that are in disrepair. As business owners it is their responsibility to label displays and let people know of potential hazards. If someone is hurt during a slip and fall, it may in fact be partially their own fault, however it is the responsibility of the business owner to make the environment safe for the employees and customers.
In the event you are involved in a slip and fall and someone witnesses the fall, always be certain to get their name and contact information as this could be very important to your case if you are injured. Also, be certain to request a copy of any report that is made concerning the incident.