Construction Contracts Cary NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Cary is asked to waive his rights for claims on extra work. Don't do it. Never give up your rights to claims for damages or the performance of extra work under any circumstances.

Ernest Allen Mills
(919) 467-3294
103 KILMAYNE DR STE A
CARY, NC
Specialties
Insurance, Personal Injury, Litigation, Construction
Education
University of Minnesota Law School,University of Kentucky
State Licensing
North Carolina

Jeffrey A. Jones
(919) 460-2920
2000 AERIAL CENTER PKWY
MORRISVILLE, NC
Specialties
Business, Construction, Real Estate
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Frank Todd Whitlow
(919) 863-4305
2501 BLUE RIDGE RD STE 150
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning, Litigation, Construction
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Thomas M. Buckley
(919) 719-3721
4011 WESTCHASE BLVD STE 300
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Business, Employment, Personal Injury
Education
University of California, Hastings College of the Law,Boston College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Leslie C. O'Toole
(919) 865-7009
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Class Action, Business, Construction, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Brown University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Joan Wallman Kuruc
(919) 467-3294
103 KILMAYNE DR STE A
CARY, NC
Specialties
Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Construction
Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Thomas D. Blue Jr.
(919) 865-7017
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Land Use & Zoning, Financial Markets And Services, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Curtis J. Shipley
(336) 217-4084
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Business, Construction, Environmental, Defective & Dangerous Products, Antitrust
Education
University of Iowa College of Law,Northwestern University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Edward Kenneth Brooks
(919) 459-6131
4020 WESTCHASE BLVD STE 550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Civil Rights, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Alexander Miller Pearce
(919) 865-7045
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Appeals, Business, Construction, Defective & Dangerous Products, Insurance
Education
Stanford Law School,Wake Forest University
State Licensing
North Carolina

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Source: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: February 1, 2007

By Ron Willis

Sometimes the subcontractor is asked to waive his rights for claims on extra work. Don't do it. Never give up your rights to claims for damages or the performance of extra work under any circumstances.

Subcontractors need to be compensated with more funds and time by the GC for all extras incorporated into the work that are not specifically spelled out in the contract documents. It is the general contractor's responsibility to retrieve those funds from the respective trades or owner that originally generated the extra. If the owner or any of the subcontractors or suppliers requests an extra from your firm, they should pay for it.

There is often a statement like this in the subcontract: “The subcontractor will not be paid for any extra work where the cost has not been predetermined and the time extensions have been agreed on in advance in a signed change order by the contractor.” This statement works in your favor.

However, back it up with a sentence something like this: “No extra work will be done unless requested in writing and a price agreed on by both the general contractor and the subcontractor.” However, as often as not, there will be a counter statement that says that the subcontractor must perform extra work without compensation when asked. It generally reads like this: “If any dispute arises between the contractor and subcontractor as to ...

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