Construction Contracts Charlotte NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Charlotte 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.

Allen C. Smith
(704) 319-5449
PO BOX 30397
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Defective & Dangerous Products, Personal Injury
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Davidson College
State Licensing
North Carolina

C. Jeff Warren
(704) 377-7777
301 S MCDOWELL ST STE 130
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Car Accident, Medical Malpractice
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Towson University
State Licensing
North Carolina

John A. Gardner III
(704) 319-5441
PO BOX 30397
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Environmental, Medical Malpractice, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,North Carolina State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Beverly A. Carroll
(704) 331-7586
Hearst Tower, 47th. Fl., 214 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Employment, Construction, Workers Compensation
State Licensing
North Carolina

Nicholas Glen Walter
(704) 344-6720
129 West Trade Street, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Bankruptcy, Construction, Defective & Dangerous Products, Debt Agreements
Education
University of Georgia
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina

Thomas G. Nance II
(704) 372-2700
CAMERON BROWN BLDG 301 S MCDOWELL ST STE 900
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury, Employment, Construction
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,East Carolina University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Hatcher B. Kincheloe Jr.
(704) 319-5442
PO BOX 30397
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Workers Compensation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Philip S. Runkel
(704) 331-4909
3500 One Wachovia Center, 301 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Antitrust, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Rebecca K. Cheney
(704) 344-1117
201 S COLLEGE ST STE 2020
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, State, Local And Municipal Law, Aviation
Education
University of Virginia School of Law,Marshall University
State Licensing
North Carolina

David Hill Bashford
(704) 338-6001
Bank of America Corporate Center, 100 N. Tryon St., Ste. 2690
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Defective & Dangerous Products
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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