Construction Contracts Concord NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Concord 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.

Andrew Thomas Cornelius
(704) 786-5161
71 MCCACHERN BLVD PO BOX 368
CONCORD, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Criminal Defense, Debt Collection, Speeding Ticket
Education
Campbell University,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

A. Todd Brown
(704) 378-4727
101 S Tryon St., Suite 3500
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Employment, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

John R. Miller
(704) 377-8308
101 N TRYON ST STE 1900
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
International Law, Construction, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking
Education
Duke University School of Law,Duke University
State Licensing
North Carolina

David J. Clark
(704) 377-8390
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, 101 N Tryon St Ste 1900
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Intellectual Property, Insurance, Corporate, International Law, Construction
Education
University of Texas
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania

John Patrick Stutts
(704) 664-1127
236 RACEWAY DRIVE, SUITE 7 PO BOX 3010
MOORESVILLE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,Virginia Military Institute
State Licensing
North Carolina

Carl S. Beattie
(704) 377-8148
101 N TRYON ST STE 1900
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Corporate, Construction
Education
William & Mary Law School,Clemson University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Christopher M Hinsley
(305) 679-5748
227 West Trade Street Suite 2400
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Equipment Finance
Education
U OF MICHIGAN
State Licensing
Arizona, Florida

John D Bond III
(704) 338-6010
100 N Tryon Street, Suite 2690
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Construction, Arbitration, Defective & Dangerous Products
State Licensing
DC

Mark P. Henriques
(704) 331-4912
3500 One Wachovia Center, 301 South College Street
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Education, Antitrust, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Bentford E. Martin
(704) 344-1117
201 S COLLEGE ST STE 2020
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Construction, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,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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