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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.


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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Incremental Costs for Global Chemicals Manufacturer

We were instructed by Insurers to assess the incremental costs incurred by a global chemicals producer.  A loss was sustained following an explosion at an upstream supplier. We were required to investigate and measure the value of the increased costs incurred versus the mitigation achieved, in order...

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Product Liability – Semiconductor Manufacturing

Our firm was hired to review the economic damages in relation to a product liability issue for a manufacturer. A Japanese manufacturer sold a gas used in a semiconductor manufacturing process to its customer in Japan.  Due to a failure in operations at the gas plant, operated by the Insured’s subcontractor,...

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Power Generation – Damage to Wind Farm

We were asked by an engineering firm to review the economic damages claimed by a wind farm operator that suffered a loss caused by damage to a transformer caused by the work of the engineering company. The damage resulted in the wind farm not being able to operate for over a month and a resultant...

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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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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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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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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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Construction Claim – Major Hydro-electric Generating Project

We were asked by an independent adjusting firm and insurers to review the economic damages claimed in relation to a course of construction claim on a major hydro-electric generating project. The project was delayed for several months as a result of the failure of a cofferdam which was allowing construction...

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