Construction Contracts Fayetteville NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Fayetteville 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.

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

Margaret R. Westbrook
(919) 743-7311
P. O. Box 17047
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Business, Chapter 11, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Mark Nelson Morris
(828) 286-3866
PO BOX 632
RUTHERFORDTON, NC
Specialties
Personal Injury, Litigation, Family, Criminal Defense, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Limestone College
State Licensing
North Carolina

R. Matthew Van Sickle
301 North Main Street
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Insurance, Construction, Debt Collection, Personal Injury, Litigation
Education
Wake Forest University,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Indiana, North Carolina

Charles S Carter
(919) 835-4130
434 Fayetteville St, Suite 1900
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Environmental, Administrative Law, Construction
State Licensing
DC

Andrew Lowell Chapin
(336) 691-9222
306 East Market Street, Suite One
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Arbitration, Litigation, Construction
Education
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law,Florida State University
State Licensing
Florida, North Carolina

Chrystal Nicole Dehart
(336) 293-9037
110 S STRATFORD RD STE 500
WINSTON SALEM, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction
Education
Emory University School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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

James B. Angell
(919) 821-7700
PO BOX 12347 5410 TRINITY RD STE 210
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Business, Debt Agreements, Construction, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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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