Construction Contracts Hickory NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Hickory 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.

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

Christopher K. Behm
(910) 763-2727
310 N FRONT ST STE 200
WILMINGTON, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Estate Planning
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Guilford College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Mack A. Paul IV
(919) 743-7326
P. O. Box 17047
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

David L. Levy
(704) 319-5426
6000 FAIRVIEW RD STE 1000
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Insurance, Defective & Dangerous Products, Car Accident
Education
University of Denver College of Law,Colorado College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Laurie Bergfeldt Gengo
(919) 848-1110
8412 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Construction, Landlord & Tenant, Litigation
Education
State University of New York at Geneseo,State University of New York at Buffalo
State Licensing
North Carolina

William C. Matthews Jr.
(919) 755-2106
150 FAYETTEVILLE STREET MALL
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Antitrust, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Kirk Alan Parry Jr
(919) 821-6621
PO BOX 2611
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Appeals, Construction, Litigation, Insurance, Intellectual Property
Education
Duke University School of Law,Texas Christian University
State Licensing
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 Timothy Reaves
(704) 331-7412
214 N TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Construction, Real Estate
State Licensing
North Carolina

Theodore (ted) Fuller Mitchell
(704) 865-4400
516 SOUTH NEW HOPE ROAD PO BOX 2636
GASTONIA, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Bankruptcy, Employment, Estate Planning
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,Clemson University,Clemson University
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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