Cost of your litigation filing fee to recover money due under your contract: $73.
Cost of the appeal because you contracted and sued the wrong party: $9,000.
Cost of your lost time as a business manager in all your mess: $5,000.
Cost of identifying the contracting parties correctly in the first place: Priceless.
Avoid litigation costs. Read and bookmark this article and use experienced contract lawyers. This article overviews how to identify, search and check parties to a contract. To be reminded of the need, read the famous "Party of the first part" contract scene in A Night at the Opera (1935) by the Marx Brothers and watch the "Who's on First " comedy skit from the 1940s by Abbott & Costello.