Construction Contracts Greenville NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Greenville 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.

Mary V. Cavanagh
(252) 215-4021
PO BOX 8088
GREENVILLE, NC
Specialties
Construction, Appeals, Litigation, Insurance
Education
University of Virginia School of Law,Wake Forest 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

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

Lacy H. Reaves
(919) 821-6704
PO BOX 17047
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Land Use & Zoning
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

T. Douglas Wilson Jr.
(828) 254-8800
48 PATTON AVE
ASHEVILLE, NC
Specialties
Antitrust, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina

Frederick G. Sawyer
(336) 819-6003
1912 EASTCHESTER DR
HIGH POINT, NC
Specialties
Construction, Environmental, Business, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Keith A. Clinard
(336) 721-3631
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Construction, Antitrust, Litigation
State Licensing
North Carolina

Scott Thomas Horn
(336) 722-2300
380 KNOLLWOOD ST STE 700
WINSTON SALEM, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Construction, Commercial, Corporate
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Salem College
State Licensing
North Carolina

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

Barry D. Mann
(919) 787-8880
PO Box 20389
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Commercial, Construction
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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