Construction Contracts Jacksonville NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Jacksonville 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.

R. Matthew Van Sickle
301 North Main Street
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Insurance, Construction, Debt Collection, Personal Injury, Litigation
Education
Wake Forest University,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Indiana, North Carolina

Jeffrey Donovan Keister
(704) 405-4580
6302 FAIRVIEW RD STE 700
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Business, Construction, Litigation
Education
Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of Law,Bowling Green State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Rachel Ellen Daly
(336) 721-3569
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Antitrust, Construction, Real Estate
State Licensing
North Carolina

John Charles Livingston
(919) 420-1768
3213 Ruffin Street
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Contracts
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

Jennifer L. Bogacki
(336) 227-8851
522 S LEXINGTON AVE
BURLINGTON, NC
Specialties
Business, Commercial, Estate Planning, Wills, Criminal Defense, Construction, Contracts, Litigation, Corporate, Employment
Education
Suffolk University Law School,University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
State Licensing
Massachusetts, North Carolina

Elizabeth S. Jester
(336) 379-8651
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Commercial, Financial Markets And Services, Construction
Education
New York University School of Law,Wake Forest University School of Law,University of North Carolina,
State Licensing
North Carolina

David J. Clark
(704) 377-8390
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, 101 N Tryon St Ste 1900
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Intellectual Property, Insurance, Corporate, International Law, Construction
Education
University of Texas
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania

James C. Callahan
(828) 286-8505
252 CHARLOTTE RD
RUTHERFORDTON, NC
Specialties
Family, Real Estate, State, Local And Municipal Law, Wills, Construction
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

James S. Schenck
(919) 789-9242
PO BOX 30933
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Lawsuits & Disputes, Construction, State, Local And Municipal Law
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Duke University,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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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