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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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subrogation, subrogation claim, subrogation claims

Subrogation – Flood at Restaurant

Insurers had paid out a considerable sum for financial losses following flooding to the basement of a pub / restaurant.  Recovery was sought against contractors who held general liability insurance. MDD was retained to consider the claim.  The matter proceeded to trial and a negligible sum was awarded...

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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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Professional Services Forensic Accounting Experts

Professional Indemnity – Asset Management Company

MDD was hired to measure losses incurred by an asset management company due to its failure to book two forward currency contracts into one of its fund’s portfolios, which resulted in the overstatement of the published net asset value per unit of the Fund. We measured losses to the asset management...

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

Intellectual Property – LED Technology Patent Infringement (Canada)

Our firm was retained by the plaintiff’s counsel with respect to a patent infringement case involving a LED technology. The plaintiff, the developer and licensor of the patented LED technology, alleged that two multi-national retail distributors knowingly procured/purchased products that were manufactured...

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business valuation, valuation of a business, certified valuation analyst

Business Valuation / Shareholder Oppression – Technology Company

We were retained to value the shares of a technology company pursuant to a shareholder dispute. We did a forensic investigation of multiple entities owned by the controlling shareholders as monies were flowing between the different entities. The minority shareholders were being deprived of distributions...

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income replacement benefits, irb calculator, accident benefits forensic accounting, accident benefits forensic accountant

Accident Benefits – Interest Calculation

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product liability, product recall, products liability, products recall

Product Recall – Detergent and Soap Manufacturer

MDD provided valuation expertise to a client seeking to measure recall damages for a detergent/soap manufacturer. It was essential that we provided a user-friendly work product so that our client could easily determine only the insurable cost components. MDD evaluated operational and financial records...

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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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Franchise Support

Franchise Rescission Claim – Claim Analysis Under the Arthur Wishart Act

We were retained by a franchisor to analyze a claim for rescission under the Arthur Wishart Act. We noted the following main issues with the claim. There was a claim for unpaid owner/manager labour, even though the owner had continued working at his pre-franchise job and had actually experienced pay...

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