Construction Contracts High Point NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in High Point 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.

Andrew S. Lasine
(336) 889-6900
300 N MAIN ST STE 400
HIGH POINT, NC
Specialties
Commercial, Construction
Education
Washington and Lee University School of Law,Duke University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Allison M. Meade
(336) 819-6005
1912 EASTCHESTER DR
HIGH POINT, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Employment, Intellectual Property, Business
Education
Yale Law School,Williams College
State Licensing
North Carolina

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

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

Jason Tyler Grubbs
(336) 996-4166
109 E MOUNTAIN ST APT D
KERNERSVILLE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Business, Construction, Estate Planning, Real Estate
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Cory Andrew Rayborn
(336) 819-6041
1912 EASTCHESTER DR
HIGH POINT, NC
Specialties
Business, Construction, Environmental, Entertainment
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Duke University
State Licensing
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

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

James T. Williams Jr.
(336) 271-3107
P. O. Box 26000
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Business, Litigation, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

David L. Brown
(336) 282-8848
PO BOX 4848
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Personal Injury, Construction, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina, Greensboro
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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