Construction Contracts Greensboro NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Greensboro 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.

James N. Duggins III
(336) 271-5246
PO BOX 2888
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Business, Tax, Employment, Litigation, Construction
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Kenneth J. Gumbiner
(336) 271-5256
PO BOX 2888
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Intellectual Property, Construction, Business, Arbitration
Education
University of Illinois College of Law,Purdue University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Lewin W. Holleman Jr.
(336) 478-1137
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Commercial, Construction, Land Use & Zoning
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

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

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

William C. Connor
(336) 271-5228
PO BOX 2888
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Banking, Business, Tax, Litigation, Construction
Education
Washington and Lee University School of Law,Lynchburg College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Andrew L. Chapin
(336) 691-9222
306 East Market Street, Suite One
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Construction Law
Education
Undergraduate : Florida State University
Law School : University of Florida
Admitted To Bar : 1998
Professional Memberships
North Carolina Bar Association; Amercian Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry; The Florida Bar

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Rachel S. Decker
(336) 379-8651
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Health Care, Insurance, Medical Malpractice
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Kenneth R. Keller
(336) 379-8651
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Health Care, Business, Employment
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,North Carolina State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Christopher J. Vaughn
(336) 379-8651
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Commercial, Construction
Education
Duke University School of Law,University of North Carolina,University of North Carolina
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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