Mass Tort Liability Management

Assist with challenges from a variety of situations including asbestos and product liability claims, environmental and pharmaceutical litigation and cases arising from allegations of sexual misconduct.

Mass tort and industry knowledge: We have significant experience across key sectors vulnerable to mass tort claims, including the automotive, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and nonprofit sectors. Our team understands our clients’ businesses as our experts have years of professional experience working  within those sectors. We have also advised our clients on the most significant mass tort cases in recent years, including those related to opioid, tobacco, asbestos, environmental and abuse claims.

Tailored solutions, global experts: We leverage our global platform to tailor solutions and create teams that address the specific needs of each company’s situation. Our experts include sophisticated professionals such as lawyers, economists, and accountants; and valuation, restructuring and financial advisors, who work together to help clients evaluate and rectify potential liabilities that could threaten the lifeblood of their company.

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How We Can Help

Structural optimization: We work with our clients to identify and estimate contingent liabilities and implement measures that optimize the company to meet these challenges.

Contingent liability estimation: Our experts are best in class at identifying and quantifying these liabilities and providing detailed analyses of the risks associated with them.  

Valuation advisory: As the leading global independent valuation firm, we are uniquely qualified to prepare independent and supportable valuations relating to structural optimizations. Our team has in-depth experience in appraising assets and valuing contingent and unliquidated liabilities. 

Transaction services: Our team has expertise in providing transaction advisory services to optimize sophisticated corporate structures with performance improvement, corporate finance, and tax.

Disputes and litigation support: We have significant experience with case analysis and expert witness testimony, large data and claims review, and other litigation management tools to streamline litigation.

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Other Areas We Can Help

Valuation Advisory

Valuation Advisory

Valuation and consulting for financial reporting, federal, state and local tax, investment and risk management purposes.

Valuation Advisory
Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Comprehensive support throughout mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Corporate Finance
Distressed M&A and Special Situations

Distressed M&A and Special Situations

Duff & Phelps professionals have advised hundreds of companies, investors and other stakeholders at all stages of distressed transactions and special situations.

Distressed M&A and Special Situations
Expert Services

Expert Services

Independent expert analysis, testimony, advice and investigations for complex disputes and projects.

Expert Services
Disputes Consulting

Solvency Disputes

Assessing debtor’s solvency across a wide range of contexts.

Solvency Disputes
Disputes Consulting

Commercial Disputes and Litigation

Industry and technical insights to win disputes related to contractual, fiduciary or related obligations.

Commercial Disputes and Litigation
Bankruptcy Litigation

Bankruptcy Litigation and Solvency Disputes

Expertise in disputes involving fraud, valuation, solvency, governance, plan treatment, and avoidance actions in the bankruptcy or insolvency context.

Bankruptcy Litigation and Solvency Disputes
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Kroll Business Services

The global leader in complex claims administration and legal and business solutions.

Kroll Business Services

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