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  • Can You Sue a Company for Food Poisoning?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 17-Apr-2018

    Many of us eat at restaurants, whether you do it occasionally for a date night, or a few times a week with friends. The fact is eating out is often a form of entertainment for many of us and, while we all hope to have a good time and enjoy our food, sometimes restaurants fail to put the interests of their diners first, turning what was meant to be an enjoyable experience into a total nightmare. ...
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  • Wrongful Death Lawsuits: Information for Surviving Family Members

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 10-Apr-2018

    If you recently lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligent actions or intentional harm, no amount of compensation can make up for the great loss you have suffered. However, in the aftermath, you might experience financial hardship and are in need of relief. Through a wrongful death lawsuit, surviving family members could be awarded damages, depending on their relationship with ...
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  • What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 29-Jan-2018

    After a car crash, many people are not prepared for what to do next. The stress and adrenaline from the accident may cause you to feel dazed, confused, and scared. That is why being prepared beforehand is so important. Our firm wants clients to know how to increase their safety and protect their rights to compensation after an accident. By following these steps, you can stay calm and focused in ...
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  • What Counts as Distracted Driving?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 12-Jan-2018

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving was responsible for nearly 3,500 fatal crashes and more than 390,000 injuries in 2015. Furthermore, it is estimated that around 660,000 people use electronic devices while driving each day in the United States. While texting and talking on the cell phone are obvious types of distractions, there are several ...
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  • Who is at Fault in a Multi-Vehicle Car Accident?

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 13-Sep-2017

    Rear-end collisions are generally rather straightforward. The vehicle that hits the other from behind is considered to be at fault, regardless of how unexpectedly the car in front stopped. However, if you were recently involved in an accident that involved more than two vehicles, you might be wondering how fault is determined. In pile-up cases, a single driver can still be at fault for the ...
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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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  • The Consequences of Saying "Sorry" After an Accident

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 27-Mar-2017

    For many people, it is a natural reaction to apologize after any type of incident involving contact between two people. While it may be a nice gesture when you accidentally bump into someone on the street or step on someone’s foot, it is not the most appropriate thing to do following a car accident. In fact, apologizing after a crash can potentially harm your case and your ability to recover ...
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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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