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

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

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

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

Brian P. Evans
(704) 331-7479
214 N TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Construction
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

Nicholas James Voelker
(704) 338-6018
100 North Tryon Street, Suite 2690
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Government Contracts
State Licensing
North Carolina

Richard A. Vinroot
(704) 377-8328
101 N TRYON ST STE 1900
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Construction, Corporate, Litigation, Employment
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Michael F. Tomlinson
(704) 331-7560
Hearst Tower, 4th Floor, 214 N Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Partnership
State Licensing
North Carolina

Edward F. Hennessey IV
(704) 377-8375
101 N TRYON ST STE 1900
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Employment, Environmental
Education
Cornell Law School,Dartmouth College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Construction Contracts

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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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