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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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Franchise Support

Royalty Audit – Verification of Reported Franchisee Revenues

We were retained by the franchisor of a chain of fast food restaurants to perform royalty audits for a select number of franchisees. We were asked to verify that the revenues reported by the franchisees (and on which royalties paid to the franchisor were based) were complete and accurate. As part...

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cyber attack, cyber risk, cyber risks, cyber breach, cyber risk insurance market

Cyber Risk – Medical Clinic Phishing Scam

A rural county network of six medical clinics were shut down due to a phishing scam and malware that encrypted all computer systems. All aspects of service were impacted from dental to clinic, even home health. Systems were restored with the help of encryption keys provided by the FBI, but health services...

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fraud accountant, corporate fraud, fraud risk assessments, fraud accountants

Fraud – Wrongful Termination at Manufacturing Company

Our firm was hired by a private manufacturing company to conduct an investigation of a former employee, who was the Chief Financial Officer and Controller.  This long time employee was accused of fraud and subsequently terminated.  He filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer for wrongful termination. ...

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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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Anti-Corruption – International Energy Company

Our firm was retained by an international energy company to conduct an assessment of corruption risk under the UK Bribery Act (UK), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (US) and the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (Canada) following allegations of improper activities by certain members of the...

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extra expenses, increased cost of working, extra expense claims

Extra Expenses & Physical Damages – Utilities Company

Instances of wide spread flooding can lead to particular challenges in identifying and capturing physical damages costs for utilities companies. The vast number of locations within an affected area makes it imperative that at risk assets are identified and inspected as quickly as possible and that cost...

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delayed start up, construction defect claims, construction delay

Construction – Major Highway

MDD was retained by a leading law firm with respect to the construction of a major highway. Our firm was asked to quantify the economic damages in response to an insurance claim and subsequent litigation proceedings. Our role was to examine the financial records of various subcontractors and the project...

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Sports, Entertaiment & the Arts Forensic Accounting Services

Contingency & Entertainment Claim – Delay of Shooting Major Motion Picture

MDD was retained by an independent adjusting firm and insurers to review and audit a claim for a time element loss relating to the delay of shooting for a major motion picture. The production was delayed as a result of the lead actor getting injured on set. The production was shutdown and held for...

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