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  • Who is Responsible if I was Injured at a Hotel Pool?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 29-Aug-2017

    Hotel pools can be a luxurious getaway for guests, but even the most stunning hotel pools have some inherent risk. Spas or hot tubs can also pose a risk to pool-goers as well. Even if you are a careful swimmer, you may still be injured. Negligent hotels and staff can cause dangerous conditions for guests, and if you are injured, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. Learn more about ...
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  • Who Is Responsible If My Child is Injured on Another Person's Property?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 4-Aug-2017

    Unlike adults, children do not always have the capability of evaluating a situation for potential dangers. For this reason, kids are typically not held accountable for the cause of their injuries, but are instead reliant on others to ensure an environment is made safe for them. All property owners, whether commercial or private, have some sort of responsibility to provide and maintaining a ...
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  • Swimming Accidents and How to Avoid Them

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 11-Apr-2017

    Warmer weather has many people heading for the nearest pool for some relief from the heat. But pools can be dangerous. Injuries can easily occur in or around the water, and accidents can be deadly. Protect your loved ones this summer and learn about common pool-related accidents and how they can be avoided. Common Swimming Pool Accidents A number of accidents can occur around pools. The injuries ...
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  • Can Victims of Assault Sue for Personal Injury?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 15-Feb-2017

    The majority of personal injury lawsuits are over things like car accidents and slip and fall accidents. There are some instances, however, in which a person can sue when an injury was intentional rather than accidental. Thus, injured victims of battery can file a compensation-seeking civil lawsuit. But what about victims of assault, which involves intentional threats of harm but does not ...
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  • Attorney Van Der Walde Secures Reversal of Summary Judgment in Bar Stabbing Lawsuit

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 12-Oct-2016

    Paul D. Van Der Walde of Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP has successfully secured a reversal of a summary judgment on appeal of a wrongful death lawsuit related to the 2008 death of a man who was stabbed at a bar resort on Lost Isle. Having initially been ruled in favor of the owners of the resort, Attorney Van Der Walde was able to successfully appeal the decision on behalf of the man’s ...
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  • Dangerous Sidewalks Can Cause Severe Injury: Who is Liable?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 13-Sep-2012

    Public sidewalks are used every day for sport and to get to and from our destinations. Cracks in the sidewalks are common, but sometimes it’s not the cracks that should be avoided – it’s the raised walkways created by deep tree roots protruding from the concrete. As careful as we are, there is always a chance that we will trip and fall because that raised sidewalk was not ...
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  • The Role of Negligent Cleaning Crews in San Mateo Dangerous Property Accidents

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 24-Aug-2012

    There are many types of San Mateo injury accidents that can occur on dangerous property, such as slips, trips, falls, and other accidents caused by slippery, broken, or otherwise unsafe property. Although there are many dangers that can lead to premises accidents, it is often the fault of negligent cleaning crews that can lead to these incidents. Whether it is public or private property, many ...
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  • Causes And Effects Of The Most Common San Jose Public Personal Injury

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 9-Mar-2011

    Various types of public injury accidents occur in San Jose, but the most common of these is the slip and fall or trip and fall accident. Slip and fall accidents in San Jose can happen anywhere: a grocery store, shopping mall, storefront sidewalk, school, or restaurant. In addition, these accidents can happen to anyone, although the highest instances of trip and fall accidents occur with children ...
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  • California Property Owners Have an Obligation to Keep You Safe

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 27-Aug-2010

    When individuals are on another person’s property, the property owner has a responsibility to do everything he or she can to prevent personal injury from befalling those individuals. However, each and every year, premises liability injury cases affect a large number of Northern California residents. Fortunately, if an individual is injured, he or she does have the option to seek compensatory ...
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