Construction Contracts Mooresville NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Mooresville 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.

John Patrick Stutts
(704) 664-1127
236 RACEWAY DRIVE, SUITE 7 PO BOX 3010
MOORESVILLE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,Virginia Military Institute
State Licensing
North Carolina

Bradley Clayton Morris
(704) 799-6662
122 GATEWAY BLVD STE 200
MOORESVILLE, NC
Specialties
Construction, Business, Litigation, Employment, Real Estate
Education
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington,Purdue University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Philip S. Runkel
(704) 331-4909
3500 One Wachovia Center, 301 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Antitrust, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

John Whatley Springer
(704) 417-3128
100 N. Tryon Street, 42nd Floor
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Construction, Licensing, Government
Education
University of Alabama
State Licensing
Georgia

Scott A. Miskimon
(919) 821-1220
PO BOX 2611
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, Construction, Contracts, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of Missouri, Columbia
State Licensing
North Carolina

M. Thomas Norwood III
(704) 799-7210
311 WILLIAMSON RD STE 103
MOORESVILLE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Business, Construction, Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,Davidson College
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

Thomas H. Stark
(919) 490-5550
5925 FARRINGTON RD STE 200
CHAPEL HILL, NC
Specialties
Appeals, Construction, Corporate, Fraud, Intellectual Property
Education
Duke University School of Law,Duke University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Edward Kenneth Brooks
(919) 459-6131
4020 WESTCHASE BLVD STE 550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Civil Rights, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

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