One minute, you were calmly pushing your cart through the aisles, considering what you needed to buy. The next moment, thanks to a wet spot on the floor, you're staring at the ceiling, seeing stars and in serious pain. You've just experienced a retail slip-and-fall accident, which can have long-term effects on your health, finances and quality of life. Slip-and-fall injuries are common. In fact, they account for over one million emergency room visits each year.