But swimming pools are also the scene of thousands of injuries each year across the state. Some of these injuries are “slip and fall” accidents. Slip and fall injuries occur when someone slips, falls or trips due to hazardous or dangerous conditions on the property of another party.
Slip and fall accidents are especially dangerous for the elderly. Older adults are not as physically resilient as younger people, due to more fragile bones and lower muscle density due to the natural aging process. When an older adult slips and falls,