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.

Stephanie E. Greer Fulcher
(704) 331-7550
4518 Barwick Road
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Partnership
State Licensing
North Carolina

John A. Gardner III
(704) 319-5441
PO BOX 30397
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Environmental, Medical Malpractice, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,North Carolina State 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

Stacy Marie Race
(919) 719-3713
4011 WESTCHASE BLVD STE 300
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Civil Rights, Construction, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
Boston College Law School,University of South Carolina,Dalhousie University
State Licensing
North Carolina

George E. Hollodick
(336) 293-9000
110 S STRATFORD RD STE 500
WINSTON SALEM, NC
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Debt Collection, Business, Commercial, Construction
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

John R. Miller
(704) 377-8308
101 N TRYON ST STE 1900
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
International Law, Construction, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking
Education
Duke University School of Law,Duke University
State Licensing
North Carolina

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

Clyde H. Jarrett III
(919) 789-9242
PO BOX 30933
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Bankruptcy, Contracts
Education
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law,Clemson University,Clemson University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Judson A. Welborn
(919) 787-8880
PO Box 20389
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Litigation, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Lee Peindl
(704) 864-6751
P.O. Box 488
Gastonia, NC
Specialties
Construction Law
Education
Undergraduate : Westminster College
Law School : Case Western Reserve University

Professional Memberships
ABA (Construction Forum, TIPS, Litigation Section, Public Contract Section), NCBA (Construction Law Section Council), Gaston County Bar, National Association of Credit Managers

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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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