Construction Contracts Raleigh NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Raleigh 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.

Julia Young Kirkpatrick
(919) 782-1441
PO BOX 10867
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,North Carolina State University
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

Curtis J. Shipley
(336) 217-4084
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Business, Construction, Environmental, Defective & Dangerous Products, Antitrust
Education
University of Iowa College of Law,Northwestern University
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

Anthony J. Barwick
(919) 743-7340
4350 Lassiter At North Hills Avenue, Po Box 17047
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, International Law
Education
University of North Carolina
State Licensing
Georgia

Daniel C. Higgins
(919) 782-1441
PO BOX 10867
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Energy, Telecommunications, Business, Construction, Litigation
Education
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
State Licensing
North Carolina

Alan H. Peterson
(919) 743-7301
P. O. Box 17047
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Mack A. Paul IV
(919) 743-7326
P. O. Box 17047
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Daniel G. Katzenbach
(919) 863-8751
5420 WADE PARK BLVD STE 300
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Slip and Fall Accident, Environmental
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Washington and Lee University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Leslie C. O'Toole
(919) 865-7009
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Class Action, Business, Construction, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Brown University
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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