RESPONSIBILITY: Who is responsible for a slip and fall accident in California?

The person or entity or employee of the entity that owned the property that caused the spill, worn or torn spot, or other slippery substance, or hazardous surface or item that led to a person's injuries and damages. 

the person or entity or employee of the entity must have known, or should have known of the dangerous condition and did nothing to remedy it, must have had control or dominion over the hazardous condition, and the hazardous condition was not easily seen by the person injured.  In every case, it must be determined if the person injured can be held partially responsible if there was any reason why their own carelessness may have contributed to the accident.