The common cause of a slip and fall accidents is somebody else’s negligence. How that can come in the form of a hole, a crack. It can come in the form of stairs that are not up to building code. It can come in the form of somebody leaving water or some slippery substance on the ground. It can come in the form of most anything, but it’s the cause that’s important. And it has to be the cause of somebody else’s negligence for you to be able to recover for your injuries.