March 9, 2017

James E. DeLine obtains victory in Michigan Court of Appeals in auto supply chain dispute

In Benteler Automotive Corp v Wellington Industries, Inc, the Court of Appeals ruled that a Tier 1 automotive supplier released all future indemnity claims against its Tier 2 supplier. The Court of Appeals also ruled that the Tier 1 supplier was not permitted to debit the Tier 2 supplier under the parties’ agreement.