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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.


Ponzi Scheme – US Lawyer & Employees of Canadian Bank

Our firm was retained by two insurance companies to audit a fidelity / employee dishonesty insurance claim. The claim involved a $2 billion Ponzi scheme that had been committed by a U.S. lawyer with the assistance of employees of a large Canadian bank. MDD’s role was to perform a source and use...

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Intellectual Property – Ecommerce Site


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Professional Services – Lost Profits Due to Oil Spill

MDD was retained by a law firm to assist in the evaluation of the claimant’s economic damages resulting from an oil spill that ruined the claimant’s leased premises and business personal property of the dental practice. The claimant incurred lost profits resulting from the spill although a portion...

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Environmental Damages – Petrochemical Plant

Our firm was hired by insurers to measure the economic damages suffered in relation to a chemical leak from a petrochemical plant. The insured utilised a number of pipelines to transport chemicals in and out of the production plant and one of these pipelines eroded over time which caused Naphtha to...

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Misrepresentation of Financial Performance of a Franchise

We prepared a report quantifying lost profits and loss of business value due to misrepresentation of the financial performance of a limited-service restaurant franchise. We reviewed the projections provided to the franchisee by the franchisor’s agent and compared them to the actual results of the...

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Dependency and Inheritance Claim – Singapore

MDD was retained by the solicitors representing Mrs Lawrance to quantify the losses of dependency and inheritance that she and her young son had suffered, following the death of Mr Lawrance in a road traffic accident.  Mr Lawrance had been cycling along Mandai Road in Singapore on the morning of 14...

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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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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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Expropriation – Restaurant

We were retained by the owner of a casual restaurant to calculate business losses from the partial taking of land and adjacent road widening work. We analyzed statistical data for comparable stores and for the industry as a whole, as well as the claimant’s actual results following the completion...

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