Meet Case Manager Shawn Smith

Shawn Smith, Case ManagerShawn Smith

Case Manager

Shawn Smith is the firm’s Case Manager. He is a dedicated and motivated professional with over thirty years of extensive experience in all aspects of insurance claims handling and investigative procedures, including litigation and resolving complex personal liability claims. He is highly versed in liability claims for autos, homes, commercial, and property damage. He has excellent skills in problem solving, negotiation and investigation.

Shawn joined Van Der Walde & Associates in 2013 and has been with our firm through the transition to Caputo & Van Der Walde. Shawn conducts initial investigations, reviews and analyzes medical records, drafts detailed settlement demand letters, is involved in negotiation and settlement of claims, and assists in trial preparation. In consultation with the firm’s attorney’s, he works with the clients to answer any questions that they may have regarding liability, injuries, or applicable insurance.

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A Track Record of Success

Millions Recovered for Our Clients
  • $8,825,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $7,291,985.58 Catastrophic Injury
  • $5,650,000.00 Catastrophic Injury
  • $3,000,000.00 Physical Abuse
  • $3,000,000.00 Truck Accident
  • $3,000,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $3,000,000.00 Civil Rights Case
  • $2,650,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $2,500,000.00 Truck Accident
  • $2,375,000.00 Assualt
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Highly Rated & Reviewed

  • “I can not say enough about the treatment I received during this time.”

    Steve T.

  • “I would have no hesitation in asking about other matters.”

    Joyce B.

  • “Paul assured me he would handle everything with the insurance companies and I could focus on healing.”

    Nancy O.

  • “In turning to you to handle all of the legal issues that arose out of the accident, I saved myself considerable mental and emotional grief...”

    David S.

  • “His entire team is wonderful, second to none. We are so happy with this outcome.”

    Howard Zhang

  • “Great service, good staff and wonderful Law firm.”

    Melva W.

  • “You have restored my faith in the litigation legal profession today and I am grateful.”

    J.C.

  • “I can't say enough good things about Paul and his staff - they were prompt, caring, knowledgable and there was always someone live I could speak to that knew what was going on with my case.”

    Mary E.

  • “I appreciate your good humor and genuine human-ness. You both are gems....”

    Kim

  • “Paul was committed to my case and is a strong advocate for his clients.”

    Louise K.

  • “Don was great at explaining everything and I would definitely contact him again in the future should I need his services again.”

    Pete G.

  • “Your meeting with us meant more than you’ll ever know and for which we are so grateful.”

    I.R. and R.R.

  • “Excellent knowledge of law, kept me informed and the staff was great.”

    Former Client

  • “The staff was very pleasant, informative and helpful. ”

    Claire Kushner

  • “The personal touch that everyone had was the thing that sets you apart from everyone else.”

    D.M.

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Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP Can Make the Difference in Your Case
  1. Over 85 Years of Legal Experience
  2. Six Attorneys Selected for Super Lawyers
  3. Tens of Millions of Dollars Recovered
  4. Legal Services Available in Spanish
  5. All Initial Case Reviews Are Free of Charge
  6. You Do Not Pay Unless We Win Your Case
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