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At RSM, we understand that when it comes to quantifying damages, you rely on professional expertise, independence and objectivity to quantify financial loss for settlement negotiations. Our team of litigation accountants, economists and business valuators provide opinions and expert testimony on a variety of topics including: personal injury, business valuation, insurance and contract disputes, commercial damages and family law claims. In cases where challenges to wills or estate holdings are subject to litigation, our team members can be appointed by the court, under the Ontario Estates Act, to serve as an Estate Trustee during Litigation.

Our litigation accounting and business valuation team has worked with plaintiffs, defendants, insurers, businesses, partnerships and government entities for more than 20 years, assisting with a vast array of services.

Coming from a range of professional backgrounds, from litigation accountants, chartered business valuators, to statisticians, actuaries and economists, we commit to providing you with the expertise you need no matter what the situation.

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Should collateral benefits be deducted gross or net of income tax?

Whether collateral benefits are deducted gross or net of income tax has yet to be resolved, so what can we learn from the Farrugia decision?

  • Ian Wollach, Andre Kleynhans
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  • August 03, 2020
Treatment of lump-sum collateral benefits in determining IRB benefits

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Treatment of lump-sum collateral benefits in determining IRB benefits

Understand which portions of lump-sum awards of collateral benefits are deductible from IRB benefits when an overpayment arises as a result.

  • Ian Wollach, Andre Kleynhans
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  • July 30, 2020
Considering COVID-19 CERB benefits when determining IRB entitlements

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Considering COVID-19 CERB benefits when determining IRB entitlements

How should the COVID-19-related Canada Emergency Response Benefit be treated in determining income replacement benefit entitlements?

  • Ian Wollach, Andre Kleynhans
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  • July 14, 2020
Hot-tubbing and pretrial meetings between damages experts

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Hot-tubbing and pretrial meetings between damages experts

In this article for The Lawyer's Daily, our professionals underscore the benefits of practicing hot-tubbing before a trial.

  • Stephanie Greenwald, Carolyn Seaquist
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  • February 18, 2020
How to support clients with business interruption insurance claims

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How to support clients with business interruption insurance claims

This article highlights what lawyers need to know to help their clients navigate business interruption insurance.

  • Timothy Zimmerman, Jean-Charles Plante
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  • November 01, 2019
Making sense of the 2016 Census

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Making sense of the 2016 Census

In many personal injury cases, client-specific information is unavailable. The Census can be a source to determine the quantum of damages.

  • Jean-Charles Plante, Kateryna Shpir
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  • January 18, 2019
The RDSP: Everything you need to know for 2018

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The RDSP: Everything you need to know for 2018

The Registered Disability Savings Plan helps Canadians with disabilities effectively plan for their long-term financial future.

  • Paul Mandel, Rishma Jessa
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  • October 12, 2018
Claiming executive time under the Ontario Expropriations Act

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Claiming executive time under the Ontario Expropriations Act

When a business is affected by an expropriation, the Expropriations Act may allow for compensation for lost executive time.

  • Timothy Zimmerman, Jean-Charles Plante, Dawn Ellis
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  • August 15, 2018

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Cutting through the complexity of IP valuation

Difficulties in the valuation of intellectual property include estimation of potential market and market share among other factors.

  • Peter Neelands, Paul Mandel
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  • March 10, 2017
Case study: Two ways to valuate intellectual property damages

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Case study: Two ways to valuate intellectual property damages

Intellectual property litigation can involve complex valuations due to the difficulty of estimating the profit that would have been earned.

  • Dawson Coneybeare, Peter Neelands
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  • February 12, 2018
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