Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP?

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With so many ways to start a personal injury claim, you want to make sure that you choose an effective approach. This is where we can help. Seek legal assistance from our personal injury lawyers at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP. Our fundamental values are built upon one unifying element: our clients. We can use the facts to win for you. We are ready to fight and prevail for you. We are willing to advocate for you.

We Use Facts, Proof, & Persuasion to Win for You

Since the founding of our practice, we have always set out to right the wrongs that have caused clients to sustain serious injuries. We aren't flashy, flamboyant, or egotistical. We don't win cases with fancy tricks. We simply state the truth and win over the court, judge, and jury by working to achieve what we know our clients deserve. Our final results and our ever-growing list of satisfied clients do all the talking.

Some of our recent cases include:

  • $5,825,000 settlement - Because of a defective seat belt system, our client suffered quadriplegia after an accident.
  • $2,165,000 verdict - Our disabled client suffered a non-operable rotator cuff tear and broken shoulder due to a public transportation agency's inadequate wheelchair securement policies.
  • $1,130,000 settlement - Our client suffered reflex sympathetic dystrophy after being involved in a rear-end collision.
  • $1,030,000 settlement - Our client suffered the pain of losing a loved one in a wrongful death incident involving a truck accident.

We Are Ready to Fight for You!

As members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, we have proven our ability to negotiate and litigate on behalf of our clients successfully. Retain us to put our tactical strategies to work for you. These skills are what make our legal team such a formidable opponent in any courtroom or negotiation setting!

If you wish to learn more about our past case settlements and verdicts, then we encourage you to give our firm a call and speak with us directly. We would be happy to share more!

When it comes to the negotiation table, we are articulate. If we take your case to court, we can be trusted to use our precise knowledge of the law to your advantage. If we have to appeal a case, we can front the costs until we secure a resolution for you. We know that our talents, skills, and abilities combined with more than 85 collective years of experience is a recipe for success that can help you receive the full amount of compensation that you need at this time.

Trusted Advocates in Your Time of Need

We set out to right the injustices that have been done to you. Rarely ever do people come to our firm at a good time. You are probably at a loss at this time, and we completely understand that you may be experiencing grief, pain, suffering, or complete devastation.

An accident is overwhelming, and we get it. We know what it takes to get you your rightful compensation. We can use our knowledge to help you receive the support that you need to make your life better.

Ready to begin? Schedule your free case consultation.

From individuals to families, we represent people who have been affected by tragedy on a contingency fee basis. We even advance the cost of litigation if your case ends up going to court. If, for some reason, we don't recover compensation for you, we do not charge you for the costs we advanced.

If you wish to speak with us or meet with us directly, contact our firm at (800) 900-0863 as soon as possible and schedule your initial, free case evaluation. We pride ourselves on offering prompt service, so a member of our firm will get back to you shortly. Call today.

Client Testimonials

Highly Rated & Reviewed
  • “I am happy with the outcome and highly recommend Caputo and Van Der Walde to anyone seeking an injury lawyer.”

    - Karen B
  • “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.
  • “Paul has a great understanding of people's rights and drives to obtain all that is due to you. He listens and answers questions that anyone could understand without legalize. I contacted him through the recommendation of a friend.”

    - Gary G.


Millions Recovered for Our Clients
  • Wrongful Death Skydiving Accident $40,030,000

    Attorney Paul Van Der Walde recovered a total of $40,030,000 in compensation for a couple bereft of their 18-year-old son in a tandem skydiving accident.

  • School Bus vs. Pedestrian Accident $8,825,000

    School bus vs. pedestrian accident resulting in traumatic brain injury.

  • Train Maintenance Vehicle vs. Auto $7,411,492

    Caputo & Van Der Walde received a jury verdict in the amount of $7,411,492 for a surviving widow, who lost her husband when his pickup truck was involved in a collision with an on-track maintenance of way vehicle.

  • 3rd-Degree Burns During a Pedicure $7,291,986

    Paul Caputo received a $7,291,985.58 decision for Plaintiff in a case where a client received severe 3rd-degree burns during a pedicure, resulting in the need for numerous skin grafting procedures.

  • Paraplegia from Defective Seat $5,650,000

    Product liability case involving a defective seat design that resulted in paraplegia.

  • Pick-up Truck vs. Pedestrian Accident $4,250,000

    Pedestrian crossing a four-lane street in the crosswalk, hit by a full-size pick-up truck. Injuries included a left knee dislocation with complete tears of all ligaments and requiring surgery, right scaphoid fracture requiring surgery, right shoulder AC joint separation with clavicle fracture and PTSD.

  • Auto vs. Bicycle Accident $4,000,000

    Bicycle rider attempted to maneuver to his left, around a recessed manhole in the bike lane, and was struck by a vehicle that was driving too closely to the bike lane. Significant injuries included traumatic brain injury, skull fracture, and permanent brain damage.

  • Big Rig vs. Auto Accident $3,000,000

    Big rig vs. auto accident resulting in wrongful death.

  • Physical Abuse $3,000,000

    Child protective services failed to adequately protect young child from physically abusive foster parents.

  • Injury Onboard a SCTVA Bus $3,000,000

    Injury onboard a SCTVA bus resulting in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).


  • A Supportive Team on Your Side
  • Included in Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Perfect 10/10 Superb Rating on Avvo
  • You Do Not Pay Unless We Win Your Case
  • All Initial Case Reviews Are Free of Charge
  • Legal Services Available in Spanish
  • Tens of Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • Over 85 Years of Combined Legal Experience


No Fees Unless We Win