When the victims of negligence and carelessness die from their injuries, the estate of the deceased can file lawsuits and assert claims for wrongful death to recover damages suffered by the victim and members of his or her family.
Aversa & Linn represents the families of the deceased victims of catastrophic accidents and medical malpractice in wrongful death cases to achieve justice for their losses.
Our attorneys represent clients in wrongful death cases arising from:
- Vehicle Accidents
- Trucking Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Defective and Dangerous Products
- Dram Shop Negligence
- Workplace Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Unsafe Properties
Damages Recoverable in a Wrongful Death Claim
The following types of damages may be awarded in a wrongful death case:
- Funeral, burial and estate administration expenses.
- Medical expenses incurred prior to the victim’s death.
- Income lost by the victim prior to death.
- Lost future income the victim would have contributed to the family during his or her life.
- The value of the household services the victim performed and would have performed during his or her lifetime.
- Compensation for the family’s lost care, companionship and guidance from the victim.
- Compensation for the family’s pain and suffering (grief, sorrow, shock)
In your worst moment we will be at our best.
The lawyers and staff at Aversa & Linn understand that nothing can fully compensate a family that has lost a loved one, but we promise to work tirelessly to obtain a monetary recovery that will enable your family to move forward with a degree of financial security.
Our team will analyze and develop a strategic plan that is specific to your case to keep it moving forward and get you results as quickly as possible. We will be in constant communication with you throughout the development of your case and always provide access to our team of attorneys and case managers. This high attention to detail and constant flow of information allows us to maximize your recovery.
Aversa & Linn obtains significant verdicts and settlements that allow family members to begin to put their lives back together after the tragic loss of a loved one.
If you have lost a family member because of someone’s else’s negligence, call Aversa & Linn for a free consultation at 215-751-1717.
Maximum wrongful death recovery for parents of son who was hit and killed by a car while crossing Roosevelt Boulevard in the middle of the afternoon.
Killed While Crossing Street
Maximum wrongful death recovery for family of woman struck and killed by a car while crossing the street at night.
Hotel Pool Drowning
Six-figure wrongful death settlement for parents of child who drowned while swimming in a crowded hotel pool.
Struck in Crosswalk by Speeding Car
Six-figure wrongful death recovery for husband and children of a woman who was struck and killed by a speeding vehicle while crossing the street in a designated crosswalk.
Fatal Accident after Being Served by Bar
Six-figure wrongful death recovery for family of an individual who was continually served alcoholic beverages after he showed visible signs of intoxication and was subsequently killed in a car accident when he drove off the road.
Child Dies from Anesthesia Error
Six-figure wrongful death recovery for parents of a minor who died as a result of an anesthesia error during an elective surgical procedure.