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

Jackson Wyatt Moore
(919) 821-6688
PO BOX 2611
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Appeals, Contracts
Education
Duke University School of Law,University of Virginia
State Licensing
North Carolina

Melissa D. Brumback
(919) 881-2214
2840 Plaza Place, Suite 400
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Contracts, Construction, Debt Collection, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,Corning Communi
State Licensing
North Carolina

Kenneth R. Wooten
(252) 672-5452
PO BOX 867
NEW BERN, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Business, Insurance, Construction, Contracts
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,North Carolina State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Zachary David Morgan
(704) 343-2362
P.O. Box 31247
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Construction, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate
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

Paul E. Davis
(919) 789-9242
PO BOX 30933
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Contracts, Lawsuits & Disputes
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Donald M. Watson Jr.
(828) 264-6126
642 W KING ST
BOONE, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Richard L. Pinto
(336) 282-8848
PO BOX 4848
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Insurance, Personal Injury, Litigation, Construction, Medical Malpractice
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Wake Forest University
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

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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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