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.

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

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

Steven L. Smith
(704) 557-9932
6060 J. A. Jones Dr., Ste. 208
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Construction, Employment, Litigation
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

Jack B. Bayliss Jr.
(336) 478-1178
P.O. BOX 540 235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Health Care, Business, Employment
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Elizabeth L. Riley
(919) 755-2114
PO Box 831
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Construction, Education, Antitrust
State Licensing
North Carolina

James T. Williams Jr.
(336) 271-3107
P. O. Box 26000
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Business, Litigation, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Christopher Baird Lyman
(828) 254-8800
48 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Construction, Real Estate, Insurance
Education
Tulane University-LA
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina

Richard D. Conner
(336) 691-9222
PO BOX 20744
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Guilford College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Samuel Barber Craig
(828) 989-1595
223 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 5
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Administrative Law, Business, Contracts, Construction, Real Estate
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law,Clemson University
State Licensing
North Carolina, South 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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