Construction Contracts Ann Arbor MI

Sometimes the subcontractor in Ann Arbor 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.

Gregory A. Spaly
126 S MAIN ST
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction
Education
University of Michigan Law School,University of Michigan
State Licensing
Michigan

Matthew B. Woodworth
(248) 723-0454
101 N MAIN ST ONE NORTH MAIN
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Commercial, Construction, Land Use & Zoning, Debt Collection, Business
Education
Wayne State University Law School,University of Michigan
State Licensing
Michigan

Timothy K. Carroll
(734) 214-7650
2723 S STATE ST STE 400
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Employment, Transportation, Construction
Education
University of Michigan,University of Detroit
State Licensing
Michigan

William G. Tishkoff
407 N MAIN ST
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Commercial, Construction, Business, Employment
Education
Wesleyan University,University of Michigan
State Licensing
Michigan

E. Edward Hood
(734) 214-7600
2723 S STATE ST STE 400
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Commercial, Libel, Litigation, Family, Construction
Education
University of Michigan,University of Michigan
State Licensing
Michigan

Thomas H. Walters
(248) 723-0359
101 N MAIN ST ONE NORTH MAIN
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Intellectual Property, Real Estate
Education
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law,Michigan State University
State Licensing
Michigan

K. J. Miller
(734) 214-7678
2723 S STATE ST STE 400
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Financial Markets And Services, Class Action, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
Michigan State University,Detroit College of Law
State Licensing
Michigan

James W. Govert
(734) 668-7762
Miller Canfield Et Al, 101 N Main Street 7th Floor
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Tax
State Licensing
Michigan, Pennsylvania

Thomas B. Bourque
320 N MAIN ST STE 300
ANN ARBOR, MI
Specialties
Employment, Personal Injury, Family, Real Estate, Construction
Education
University of Michigan Law School,Miami University
State Licensing
Michigan

Stephen G. Palms
(734) 668-7118
101 N Main St Fl 7
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Construction
State Licensing
Michigan

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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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