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.

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

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

A. Holt Gwyn
(336) 691-9222
PO BOX 20744
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
White Collar Crime, Environmental, Construction, Employment
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Charles S Carter
(919) 835-4130
434 Fayetteville St, Suite 1900
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Environmental, Administrative Law, Construction
State Licensing
DC

Joseph P. Gram
(336) 691-9222
PO BOX 20744
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Matthew G. T. Martin
(919) 821-6626
PO BOX 2611
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Construction, Litigation, Contracts
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Todd A. Jones
(919) 277-2541
1305 NAVAHO DR STE 303
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Contracts, Real Estate, Debt Collection
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Emerson M. Thompson III
(704) 940-3436
2907 PROVIDENCE RD STE 200
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Medical Malpractice, Ethics, Defective & Dangerous Products, Slip and Fall Accident, Construction
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Wake Forest University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Howard L. Borum
(336) 379-8651
PO BOX 540 235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Commercial, Real Estate, Construction, Financial Markets And Services
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,North Carolina State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Joshua James Horton
(412) 338-8200
C/O Dewitt Law Pllc, 118 E Main St Ste A
Carrboro, NC
Specialties
Debt Collection, Debt Settlement, Business, Real Estate, Construction
Education
Duquesne University School of Law
State Licensing
North Carolina, Pennsylvania

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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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