CASE EXPERIENCE2016-11-16T15:19:38+00:00

The LitCon Group has wide-ranging dispute resolution and consulting experience across many industries and cases.  This experience shows in our detailed analysis, our unparalleled knowledge of the facts and evidence and our people-friendly testimony in court.  Choose a practice area below to see the many ways that LitCon Group has successfully served our clients.

LitCon Group has performed analyses in a broad spectrum of the construction industry as is evident from the sample projects listed below:

  • Airports
  • Alternative energy production facilities
  • Chemical and industrial facilities
  • College and university buildings
  • Correctional and detention facilities
  • Courthouses and other federal buildings
  • Environmental remediation projects
  • Fossil-fueled power plants
  • High-rise office buildings
  • Hotels and condominiums
  • Levee and dredging projects
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Military and government institutions
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Pharmaceutical plants
  • Real estate development projects
  • Roads, highways, tunnels, and bridges
  • Rail projects and subways
  • Parks and monuments
  • Potable water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Stadiums
  • Theaters
  • Upstream and downstream oil and gas projects
Examples of our government contract program experience includes:

  • Submarine rescue systems
  • U.S. Navy shipbuilding contracts
  • U.S. Navy ship overhaul contracts
  • U.S. Navy ship maintenance contracts
  • Cruise missile production contracts
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Logistics contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • U.S. embassy construction
  • Presidential helicopter contract
  • Navy communications center design and construction
  • Electronic rod drive power supplies
  • Prototype development of a reusable composite rocket plane for NASA
  • NASA’s Space Shuttle
  • NASA’s Constellation program
  • Ground-based encrypted message receiver program for the U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Air Force AWACS communications network
  • Airborne optical equipment
  • F-14 and F-16 simulator development
  • F-15 tactical electronic warfare system
  • Automated avionics test equipment
  • U.S. Navy helicopter maintenance
  • U.S. Army aircraft maintenance
  • Command, control, and communication systems for several foreign governments
  • U.S. Army mine launcher
  • U.S. Army personal and vehicle field radios
  • Commissary front end sales bar code data
  • Mine electronic control and detonator
  • Weapons demilitarization plants
  • Nunn-Luger program to develop die-casting operations in newly independent states from the former Soviet Union
  • Spent nuclear fuel storage facilities
  • Veterans Administration hospitals
  • Flood control dams and raising dikes in dredge disposal areas
  • Automatic flat mail sorting machines and remote mail bar coding systems

Examples of commercial damages include:

  • Breaches of contracts, leases, guarantees, and joint venture agreements
  • Shareholders and partnership disputes
  • Thefts of trade secrets
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Property damage and equipment failures
  • Wrongful denial of market entry and permits
  • Tortious interference
  • Anti-trust violations

Examples of forensic accounting and fraud investigations include:

  • Investigating allegedly fraudulent actions by officers and directors
  • Evaluating insider trading, money laundering, and forfeiture analyses
  • Investigating allegations of accountant, legal, and investment advisor malpractice
  • Providing reorganization assistance to creditors and debtors
  • Supporting investigations involving piercing the corporate veil
  • Investigating allegations of fraudulent prospectuses and false or misleading financial statements
  • Investigating allegations of bribery of government officials

Examples of valuation matters include:

  • Valuing internet domiciled companies
  • Performing estate and gift tax valuations
  • Performing annual ESOP valuations
  • Valuing professional practices
  • Valuing partnership interests
  • Valuing non-compete agreements
  • Valuing patents, trade names, trade dress, and other intangible assets
  • Performing valuations as a measure of damages
  • Valuing property in eminent domain cases

LitCon Group has assisted policy holders in their efforts to value claims under the following insurance coverage areas, among others:

  • Business Interruption
  • Extra Expenses
  • Lost Profits/Earnings/Income
  • Property Damage
  • Product Liability/Recall
  • Pollution

Issues giving rise to the need for LitCon Group’s insurance claim services include fires, flooding, hurricanes, pollution events, equipment failure, and negligence. Some of LitCon Group’s recent case examples include:

  • On behalf of a manufacturing company which suffered a fire in one of its foundries, our professionals were engaged to prepare its property damage and extra expenses claim in excess of $25 million.
  • Our professionals were engaged to assist in preparing an insurance claim for a manufacturing company that suffered a two-month outage resulting from a hurricane.
  • On behalf of an aluminum recycler which suffered a run-out in one of its furnaces, our professionals were engaged to assist in compiling a claim for lost profits and extra expenses which included additional costs and inefficiencies associated with the establishment of a temporary operation at the facility.
  • Our professionals were engaged to assist a chemical distributor prepare and submit a property damage, environmental pollution, and recall expense claim resulting from the purchase of contaminated product from a overseas manufacturer.
  • On behalf of a government agency, our professionals we engaged to compile property damage losses and prepare a business interruption claim resulting from a partial building collapse.
  • Our professionals were retained by a specialty chemical producer that experienced a fire in one of its three production lines.

We have provided project management services on a wide variety of projects, including:

  • Airports
  • Commercial office buildings
  • Fossil-fueled power plants
  • Highway and bridge construction projects
  • Hospitals
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Multifamily residential developments
  • Primary, secondary, and higher education facilities
  • Water / waste-water treatment facilities
  • Prison and detention facilities

Some entities for who we have provided project management services are:

  • Transit agencies
  • Departments of correction
  • Office of the governor
  • General contractors
  • Owners
  • Subcontractors

Examples of Energy Sector Projects

Our experience ranges from projects involving small focused analyses to complex claims involving more than a billion dollars at issue.

  • Metallurgical coal contract, Eastern U.S.
  • LNG plant construction, Central Africa
  • Offshore oil production, South America
  • Gas transmission company, Eastern U.S.
  • Mountain top mining, Eastern U.S.
  • Gas fired combined cycle plant, Midwest U.S.
  • Petroleum refinery, Gulf Coast U.S.
  • Coal reserves valuation, Mid-Atlantic U.S.
  • Hydroelectric dam, Southern U.S.
  • Supercritical coal fired plant, Eastern U.S.
  • Gas well valuation, Mid-Atlantic U.S.
  • Spent nuclear fuel storage, Southern U.S.
  • Oilfield tubular goods, Southern U.S.
  • Waste to energy plant, Eastern U.S.
  • Oil and gas drilling joint venture, Eastern U.S.
  • Oil and gas assets valuation, Eastern U.S.
  • Coal terminal facility, Asia

Examples of Oil & Gas Industry Projects

Our experience ranges from projects involving small focused analyses to complex claims involving more than a billion dollars at issue.

  • Royalty income and cost review, Eastern U.S.
  • LNG plant construction claim, Central Africa
  • Offshore oil production claim, South America
  • Gas transmission company lease dispute, Eastern U.S.
  • Gas fired combined cycle plant claim, Midwest U.S.
  • Petroleum refinery construction claim, Gulf Coast U.S.
  • Gas storage dispute, Eastern U.S.
  • Utica well negotiation, Eastern U.S.
  • Gas well valuation, Mid-Atlantic U.S.
  • Oil field tubular goods product defect claim, Southern U.S.
  • Oil and gas drilling joint venture dispute, Eastern U.S.
  • Oil and gas assets valuation, Eastern U.S.
  • Gas reserve valuation, Eastern U.S.
  • Gas equipment supply company valuation, Eastern U.S.