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Meet Case Manager Shawn Smith

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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 Auto Accident
  • $7,291,986 Catastrophic Injury
  • $5,650,000 Catastrophic Injury
  • $3,000,000 Truck Accident
  • $3,000,000 Auto Accident
  • $3,000,000 Civil Rights Case
  • $3,000,000 Physical Abuse
  • $2,650,000 Auto Accident
  • $2,500,000 Truck Accident
  • $2,375,000 Assualt
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Highly Rated & Reviewed

  • “Paul and his team not only made us comfortable, they were kind enough to research our complex case and give us a confidence of we getting a fair compensation.”

    Subhanand S

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

    I.R. and R.R.

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

    Joyce B.

  • “I endorse this lawyer's work”

    John C., Attorney

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

    Kim

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

    Steve T.

  • “Top-notch attorney”

    Christian L., Attorney

  • “Paul Caputo fought hard to get me the best deal. I am very grateful to have worked with Paul!”

    Susanne

  • “Paul was smart and persistent, and we beat a very powerful adversary and he got me the maximum claim.”

    OIiver Y

  • “Paul and his entire team are professional in every way.”

    Earl S.

  • “He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.”

    Michael W., Attorney

  • “Our lawyer and his entire staff were extremely approachable and effective in getting a very good settlement from my own insurance company's under-insured motorist coverage. Our lawyer guided my husband and me through the process.”

    Chris G.

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

    Former Client

  • “Rich and Shawn will do whatever it takes to thoroughly work for their clients!!!! You will NEVER be disappointed!!!”

    Sylvia E.

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Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP Can Make the Difference in Your Case
  1. Over 85 Years of Legal Experience
  2. Super Lawyers Top Rated Attorneys
  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
  7. Perfect 10/10 Superb Rating on Avvo
  8. Included in Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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