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Case Studies

Our firm has over 80 years of experience working on assignments that span over 800 industries around the world. By exploring some of the cases we have worked on you will gain a better understanding of how we might be able to assist you in your quantification, investigation or valuation needs. Refine your search by selecting a practice area or industry.

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product liability, product recall, products liability, products recall

Product Recall – Soft Drinks Manufacturer

Our firm was hired by insurers to review the economic damages in relation to a product recall implemented by a soft drinks manufacturer. The European based manufacturer discovered a fault on the bottling line for a range of their products resulting in a recall being implemented product recalled from...

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Hospitality and Tourism Forensic Accounting Experts

Business Interruption – Sewer Backup at Foster Home

Our firm was retained by our client for a foster care service provider which operated several residential homes for youth and provided behavioral programs and residential placements to children. Due to a sewer backup, one of the foster homes had to be closed, and the youths residing in this facility...

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intellectual property infringement, intellectual property, patent infringement, copyright infringement

Intellectual Property – Trademark Infringement & Profit Disgorgement (U.S.)

MDD was engaged on behalf of the defendant in a trademark infringement matter.  The plaintiff’s expert presented a damages claim based on a profit disgorgement theory. MDD’s rebuttal report addressed customer sales that were not properly attributed to the use of the accused marks. MDD analyzed...

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Financial Services

Ponzi Scheme – Bank

Our firm was engaged by a law firm whose client, an insurance company, was being sued by a financial institution with respect to a fidelity insurance policy.  A customer of the bank allegedly carried out a $6 billion Ponzi scheme, with the involvement of three senior employees of the bank.  The insurer...

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Sports, Entertaiment & the Arts Forensic Accounting Services

Contingency & Entertainment Claim – Cancellation of Global Tour For Music Band

MDD was retained by legal counsel for insurers regarding a cancellation of a global tour for a music band. The band had completed 2 out of a total of 4 legs of the tour. After the second leg of the tour, the lead singer became ill and it was determined that he required surgery and the remainder of...

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power generation loss

Power Generation – Loss at Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Station

We were asked by an independent adjusting firm and Insurers to review the economic damages claimed in relation to a loss at a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station in Turkey, as a result of a turbine trip caused by the turbine exceeding the specified value of compressor inlet temperature. This...

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Hospitality and Tourism Forensic Accounting Experts

Employee Fraud – Hotel

Our firm was retained by an insurance adjuster to conduct a forensic investigation involving employee fraud.  Specifically, it involved the quantification of funds misappropriated at a hotel operation. Our role involved investigating the information presented by the insured to determine reasonability...

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agriculture losses

Farrow-to-Finish – Hog Farm Liability Claim

Feed given to the sows and piglets was infected with a disease that ultimately killed all of the piglets. Because the loss occurred early in the pigs’ life cycle, MDD assessed the loss based on hog market prices for a date that matched when the piglets would have been sold as market hogs. We also considered...

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Transportation

Loss of Income – Train Derailment

Our firm was engaged to assess the income losses for a plaintiff resulting from injuries sustained from a train derailment.  The plaintiff’s claimed income loss over a multi-year period was in excess of $30 million. Our involvement included the review and assessment of the plaintiff’s personal...

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