COMMERCIAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Software Company Violates Unfair Competition Law COMMERCIAL Expert Case

Software Company Violates Unfair Competition Law

Case: Khoday v. Symantec Corp. United States District Court, D. Minnesota.March 19, 2015— F.Supp.3d —-2015 WL 127532396 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1360 Facts: Consumers brought class action against software company, and online retailer that sold software  …

Eyeglass Manufacturers Accused of Price Manipulation COMMERCIAL Expert Case

Eyeglass Manufacturers Accused of Price Manipulation

 This case takes place in Utah and involves the distribution channels of several major manufacturers of eyeglass components, and how they work with both big box stores and eye care professionals. Allegedly, the collection of eyeglass manufacturers imposed …

Marketing Expert Evaluates False Advertising COMMERCIAL Expert Case

Marketing Expert Evaluates False Advertising

The patient is pursuing a case against an outpatient care facility located in West Virginia for a false marketing claim. The defendant facility’s advertisements made numerous claims regarding the flexibility in being able to choose how to receive care for  …

Insurance Expert Witness: Company Breaches Duty of Good Faith COMMERCIAL Expert Case

Insurance Expert Witness: Company Breaches Duty of Good Faith

This general liability case takes place in Virginia, involving insurance companies that owe the plaintiff millions of dollars in damages and restitution. The suit was brought against the primary and excess insurer, and alleged that the primary insurer of  …

Company Accountants Distort Financial Statements COMMERCIAL Expert Case

Company Accountants Distort Financial Statements

This case takes place in New York and involves a breach in fiduciary duty by an accountant. The plaintiff is the owner of a large farm equipment dealership. The defendants were, at the time of the incident, employees at this dealership. The plaintiff enter …

Broker-Dealer Breaches Contract With Investment Firm COMMERCIAL Expert Case

Broker-Dealer Breaches Contract With Investment Firm

This case takes place in Wisconsin and involves the loss of commissions due to an indirect purchase of a small independent broker. The plaintiff is a capital market investment firm that deals primarily with public school districts, offering public employee …

Bank alleges other banks breached standards on construction loan COMMERCIAL Expert Case

A building company and its owners owed a bank more than $13 million in loans. The loans were secured by all of the builder’s assets and the owners’ assets. One of the owners alerted the bank that he had overstated the assets of the building company whe …

Corporate Governance Expert Witness Examines Allegedly Lax FCPA Oversight COMMERCIAL Expert Case

In this case, a corporate governance expert witness was asked to opine on a shareholder derivative action on behalf of a nominal party, an oil and gas company, filed against its board of directors. The action alleges the board failed to install and maintai …