Brattle supported several experts in a class action lawsuit where a supplier alleged that its customer’s actions had caused it to go bankrupt. Our analysis rebutted the damages claimed using cost accounting theories and supply chain practices, reducing damages claimed to $0. The experts developed arguments and theories as to whether a single customer could cause its supplier to file for bankruptcy. The supply chain report analyzed industry customs against the factual record, academic research, and professional experience on topics including just-in-time inventory management, risk allocation, technology, and information sharing. The tailored deployment of several experts resulted in a favorable settlement outcome for our client.