Navigate the litigation labyrinth

The best defense

Some legal situations require more outside consultation than others. Commercial litigation can involve a range of counter parties, including suppliers, competitors, subcontractors, shareholders, lenders and business partners, as well as current or former employees. In such complex cases, high-quality, objective advice can exert a strong influence. Litigants benefit from the help of our expert witnesses, financial professionals, damage and value assessors, arbitrators, and other advisors. Doing without them can be risky — specialists bring a level of knowledge, independence and experience to the proceedings that can weigh in your favor. And their absence can work in favor of the opposition, who you should assume will have capable support.

Up 25% from 2012, the annual number of patent actions filed once again establishes a new record high, with close to 6,500 cases filed in 2013

2014 Patent Litigation Study

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Number of challenges to financial expert witnesses rises to the highest level in the last 13 years, while the rate of successful challenges remains consistent with the historical average.

Daubert Challenges to Financial Experts

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Solid backup

PwC provides our corporate and individual clients and their legal advisors with access to forensic accountants, financial analysts, actuaries, auditors, economists and statisticians, grounded in deep industry experience. Whether your case centers on complex accounting issues, breach of contract, intellectual property infringement, business valuation, internal arbitration or a range of other disputes, PwC’s Forensics professionals can help strengthen your chances of prevailing.