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How a Forensic Accountant Can Help with a Civil Claim

It is overwhelming to be the defendant in a civil lawsuit. Thankfully, there are still things you can do to assume more control over the way your suit plays out. In particular, you can validate the legitimacy of the financial claims made against you. Oftentimes, the financial damages one is pursuing are inflated or otherwise misrepresented. If you suspect the claims against you are overblown, it may be in your best interest to retain the services of a forensic accountant. An accountant can help you analyze those claims to look for errors and discrepancies.

We Can Help You Verify the Claim Made Against You

Once you reach out to one of our forensic accountants, we can help you look over all of the financial records present in the opposing party’s case against you. It may be possible for a forensic accountant to uncover the following:

  •  Misrepresentation of the cost for medical or rehabilitative care
  •  Costs that are not actually associated with the case against you
  •  Discrepancies between financial records and claims made against you

Even if everything checks out, it will be worth your time and effort to put your doubts to rest. Our services can ensure the claimant does not seek compensation for unexpected costs.

Contact a Forensic Accountant in Austin

If someone files a civil suit against you, it is imperative that you verify the legitimacy of the financial damages sought in the case. To speak with a forensic accountant from Austin Accounting about the particulars of your case, please fill out a contact form so that we can reach out to you.