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

Financial Motive – Murder

Our firm was engaged to assist a criminal defense law firm in defending their client who was charged with first degree murder.  It was alleged that the client murdered his spouse in order to collect life insurance proceeds on policies where he was listed as her beneficiary. Our role was to determine...

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contingency claims

Production Loss on Overseas Motion Picture

We were hired by an independent adjusting firm and insurers to review the economic damages claimed in relation to a production loss on a motion picture being filmed overseas. The production loss resulted from a re-shoot that occurred two months after the end of scheduled production. The re-shoot occurred...

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Retail Industry Forensic Accounting Experts

Retail Loss – Flood and Break & Enter

Our firm was retained to quantify the economic damages sustained at two separate locations as a result of a break and enter at one retail store and flooding at another. We performed an analysis of historical sales to determine sales trends such as seasonality and growth in order to project sales during...

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business interruption, BI accountant , business interruption accountant, forensic accountants business interruption

Business Interruption – Flood at Care Facility

Our firm was retained by an insurer to quantify the business interruption loss suffered by an organization that operated a number of assisted living and care facilities.  The loss was a result of a water main rupture under one of the insured’s premises, resulting in flooding. We prepared an expert...

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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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Manufacturing Industry Forensic Accounting Experts

Product Recall – Food Product Manufacturer

MDD was hired by insurers to review the economic damages in relation to a product recall implemented by a food product manufacturer. The UK based manufacturer discovered products containing traces of nuts had been incorrectly labelled as nut free leading to a recall being implemented and significant...

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franchise litigation, franchise litigation services

Franchise Dispute: Breach of Exclusive Territory Clause

We were retained to prepare an expert report in a dispute between a franchisor and franchisee arising out of the franchisor’s alleged breach of contract by introducing a new store into the exclusive geographic territory of the franchisee. In developing our damages model, we reviewed historic revenue...

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Expropriation

Surety – Loan Misappropriations

MDD aided legal counsel in the successful defense of $10,000,000+ of alleged loan misappropriations by analyzing the receipt of approximately 50 condominium net sale proceeds and accounting for the construction costs incurred in erecting the condominium. Ultimately, the alleged diversion of loan proceeds...

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mining claims, mining and refining loss, mining loss experts

Economic Damages – Mining Loss

MDD was retained by an independent adjusting firm and insurers to review the economic damages claimed in relation to a loss with respect to a significant mining operation. Our role included assessing the loss related to the repair costs claim. We were required to analyze the repair in detail to make...

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