Construction Contracts Durham NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Durham 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 Thomas Wiggins
(919) 383-9431
PO Box 2917
Durham, NC
Specialties
Construction, Commercial, Litigation
State Licensing
North Carolina

Emily Holmes Davis
(303) 223-1142
4024 South Roxboro Street, Unit 222
Durham, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Family
State Licensing
North Carolina

Keith D. Burns
(919) 806-2047
P.O. Box 12768
RTP, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Eric M. Braun
(919) 466-1263
P.O. Box 14210
RTP, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Thomas H. Stark
(919) 490-5550
5925 FARRINGTON RD STE 200
CHAPEL HILL, NC
Specialties
Appeals, Construction, Corporate, Fraud, Intellectual Property
Education
Duke University School of Law,Duke University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Jared W. Pierce Esq.
(919) 313-2729
2004 South Miami Blvd
Durham, NC
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Business, Immigration, Personal Injury, Construction, Contracts
Education
North Carolina Central School of Law
State Licensing
North Carolina

Charles R. Holton
(919) 484-2309
2530 Meridian Pkwy., Ste. 400
Durham, NC
Specialties
Construction, Antitrust, Litigation
State Licensing
North Carolina

Stephanie C. Powell
(919) 466-1113
PO Box 14210
RTP, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Business
State Licensing
North Carolina

Jeremy Todd Browner
(919) 537-8039
1709 Legion Rd. #215
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Chapter 7, Aviation, Appeals, Administrative Law, Chapter 13, Civil Rights, Class Action, Construction, Litigation
Education
Hofstra University School of Law,Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Florida)
State Licensing
Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio

Joshua James Horton
(412) 338-8200
C/O Dewitt Law Pllc, 118 E Main St Ste A
Carrboro, NC
Specialties
Debt Collection, Debt Settlement, Business, Real Estate, Construction
Education
Duquesne University School of Law
State Licensing
North Carolina, Pennsylvania

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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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