Generally businesses and entrepreneurs want to avoid having to go to court over any type of dispute. Business litigation can be expensive and time-consuming, which can be detrimental to a company's profit margins. The car industry in Michigan and elsewhere have been aware of this, which is why automotive dealerships have been including binding commercial arbitration agreements in their loan contracts.
When two companies collaborate in business together, they usually will operate under some form of written agreement. One of the most common types of business contracts in Michigan and elsewhere is a provider or service agreement. However, like any other type of understanding, these written agreements can be vulnerable to contract disputes . This is what is happening with Northwest Health System (NHS) and Blue Cross & Blue Shield (BCBS).
Michigan business owners may be interested in hearing an upcoming change that Microsoft is making to their company terms of service (TOS).