Construction Contracts Winston Salem NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Winston Salem 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.

Keith A. Clinard
(336) 721-3631
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Construction, Antitrust, Litigation
State Licensing
North Carolina

Karen E. Carey
(336) 721-3536
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Antitrust, Construction, Government Contracts
State Licensing
North Carolina

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

Lori P. Hinnant
(336) 721-3535
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Construction, Environmental, Antitrust
State Licensing
North Carolina

Chrystal Nicole Dehart
(336) 293-9037
110 S STRATFORD RD STE 500
WINSTON SALEM, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction
Education
Emory University School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Trent Eugene Jernigan
(336) 721-3664
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Antitrust, Construction
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

Stephanie Underwood Roberts
(336) 721-3539
1 W 4th St
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
International Law, Construction, Antitrust
Education
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
State Licensing
Florida

Reid C. Adams Jr.
(336) 721-3674
One West Fourth St.
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Antitrust, Construction, Litigation
State Licensing
North Carolina

George E. Hollodick
(336) 293-9000
110 S STRATFORD RD STE 500
WINSTON SALEM, NC
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Debt Collection, Business, Commercial, Construction
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,University of North Carolina
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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