The ability to present and communicate complicated analyses and calculations in a simple and understandable manner is critical in litigation related circumstances. At Morgenstern Phifer & Messina, P.A. our experience in more than 1,000 litigation support cases assures that our analyses are presented in the most logical and effective manner possible.

We are a team of dedicated professionals with extensive experience in business damage analysis, forensic accounting, business valuations, and related disciplines. Our principals have been qualified as experts in multiple courts throughout Florida and our team members hold a variety of educational and professional credentials including;

  • ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation)
  • CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics)
  • CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst)

Some of the litigation support services we provide include:

Business Damages in an Eminent Domain Taking

We have extensive experience and expertise in analyzing business damages caused by the taking of property in eminent domain actions. These analyses require a complete understanding of the business involved and the impacts caused by the taking. We work directly with the attorney, engineers, land planners, marketing experts, real estate appraisers, and others to evaluate any temporary and/or permanent impacts to the business.

Other Business Damage / Interruption Claims

We have expertise in analyzing business damages and computing lost profits for a wide variety of cases including:

  • Insurance claims
  • Breach of contract

Fraud Investigations and Forensic Accounting

We use our experience and accounting, auditing, and investigative skills to uncover and document the true business reality of a particular situation. We can easily tailor our involvement based on the needs of the client.

Business Valuation

Our expert accountants provide business valuation services for a variety of circumstances including; business purchase or sale, gift or estate tax purposes, and in a litigation context.

Marital Dissolutions

We can assist in divorce proceedings by providing critical financial and tax analyses to support a just and equitable settlement. If necessary we can also testify in court.

Expert witness testimony

The principals at Morgenstern Phifer & Messina, P.A. have significant testimony experience and have qualified as expert witnesses in state and federal courts. Understanding the audience and presenting complicated calculations in a simple and understandable manner is our key to success.