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. He works directly with the clients to answer any questions that they may have regarding liability, injuries, or applicable insurance.

A Track Record of Success

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