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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.


Civil Litigation – Restaurant

Our firm was hired by defense counsel to assist with a case involving a restaurant that was destroyed in a fire. The landlord chose not to rebuild the building and the restaurant owner decided not to relocate.  The restaurant owner claimed loss of business value. We were required to prepare an expert...

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Civil Litigation – Insurance Brokerage

Our firm was engaged by the plaintiffs in a civil litigation matter.  The plaintiffs owned an insurance brokerage, which was later sold to a competitor.  The purchase and sale agreement required that the assets and net income of the business reach a certain threshold, at which point the remaining proceeds...

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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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Intellectual Property – Automotive Parts Patent Infringement (Canada)

Our firm was retained by the plaintiff’s counsel with respect to a patent infringement case in Canada involving an automotive part. The plaintiff, an automotive parts manufacturer alleged that a US automotive parts manufacturer infringed on its patent during the period 2006 to 2012. We were retained...

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Employee Fraud – Grocery Store

Our firm was engaged by a grocery store to assist in the investigation of a fraud that was allegedly perpetrated by an employee working in their accounting department. The employee, who was responsible for recording customer payments in the accounting system, allegedly carried out an accounts receivable...

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Income Replacement Benefits – Self-Employed

Our firm was retained by an insurance company to prepare a calculation of income replacement benefits owing under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule as a result of a motor vehicle accident (“MVA”). Our role was to quantify the income replacement benefits owing to the claimant as a result...

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Contract Audit – Hockey Team

Our firm was retained by a Canadian hockey league team to conduct a contract audit. The team operated out of an arena that was managed by a third party. The team and the third party entered into a contract which outlined how revenues generated at games would be split.  Revenues were earned from concession...

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Increased Costs for Global Airline Provider

MDD was instructed to assess the increased costs incurred by one of the largest global airline providers. A power outage had affected the airline's tracking software and its ability to fly and land scheduled flights. This caused huge disruption - outgoing flights were delayed and incoming flights...

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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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