attorneys are expected to provide their clients with the highest quality
representation in their disputes. At
the same time, clients expect the attorneys to keep control of the
litigation costs – including the costs of consultants and experts –
without compromising quality. Attorneys
need persuasive, creative, yet practical assistance from your
consultants and experts to provide maximum value to clients.
help litigation attorneys maximize their value to clients by providing
business and financial investigations and analyses, as well as related
expert testimony on both damages and liability issues.
You get the quality and creativity of professionals with
extensive experience at some of the nation’s largest and most
prestigious consulting and accounting firms – without being burdened
with the high fees that attorneys may have experienced from larger
We assist attorneys and their clients with
liability and damages issues in the following types of disputes:
claims and defects
and consequential damages
best indicators of the quality of our services are examples of how we
have met our clients’ recent needs.
general contractor on a large construction project received numerous
extra work claims from sub-contractors.
Working with the general contractor, an approach was developed to
analyze the general conditions first, which led to substantial
reductions of all claims.
cross-plaintiff alleged that he was unable to obtain financing for his
proposed foreign wholesaling operation because of the
cross-defendant’s alleged actions, and sought over $9 million in
damages. Using published
information about retail prices, inflation, salaries, wages and related
benefits, as well as the cross-plaintiff’s assumptions about various
operating expenses, it was shown that the proposed venture would not
have been profitable.
real estate developer stated that he suffered consequential damages in
excess of $4 million due to alleged defective construction at a shopping
center. An analysis of the
developer’s damages claim, as well as the use of information from
various service providers, and real estate and capital markets, resulted
in testimony that consequential damages were less than $50,000.
lumber mill suffered business interruption damages, as well as loss of
buildings and inventory, due to a fire.
The company suffering the damages claimed that the business
interruption damages were approximately $1.5 million.
A review of the adequacy of the underlying assumptions and
supporting documents led to a recalculation of damages of less than
plaintiff in a product liability dispute stated that all production
areas were affected by the defendant’s allegedly defective products.
An analysis of the plaintiff’s records showed that the
allegedly defective product was used only at a small fraction of the
plaintiff’s production facilities, which refuted a substantial portion
of the plaintiff’s liability
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