Construction Contracts Holland MI

Sometimes the subcontractor in Holland 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.

Carl J. Gabrielse
(616) 392-1821
321 SETTLERS RD
HOLLAND, MI
Specialties
Business, Corporate, Construction, Litigation, State, Local And Municipal Law
Education
Calvin College,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Michigan

Ronald L. Dalman
321 SETTLERS RD
HOLLAND, MI
Specialties
Business, Corporate, Construction, Estate Planning, Administrative Law
Education
University of Michigan Law School,Michigan State University
State Licensing
Michigan

Don M. Schmidt
(269) 383-5893
277 S Rose St Ste 5000
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Contracts, Government, Construction
State Licensing
Michigan

Carl J. Gabrielse
(616) 392-1821
321 SETTLERS RD
HOLLAND, MI
Specialties
Business, Corporate, Construction, Litigation, State, Local And Municipal Law
Education
Calvin College,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Michigan

Daniel J. Lacombe
211 W FORT ST COMERICA BANK BLDG
DETROIT, MI
Specialties
Commercial, Business, Construction, Antitrust, Ethics
Education
University of Detroit Law School,Western Michigan University,Western Michigan University
State Licensing
Michigan

James O. Brown
(616) 396-3050
85 E 8TH ST STE 310
HOLLAND, MI
Specialties
Business, Real Estate, Residential, Construction
Education
Duke University,Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
State Licensing
Michigan

Mark D. Hofstee
GRANDVILLE STATE BANK BUILDING 3996 CHICAGO DR SW
GRANDVILLE, MI
Specialties
Business, General Practice, Litigation, Construction
Education
Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law,Hope College
State Licensing
Michigan

Thomas J. Borkowski Jr.
(248) 553-9400
37887 W 12 Mile Rd Ste A
Farmington Hills, MI
Specialties
Business, Construction, Corporate, Probate, Estate Planning
Education
Thomas M. Cooley Law School,Central Michigan University
State Licensing
Michigan

Erik S. Prater
201 W BIG BEAVER RD COLUMBIA CENTER
TROY, MI
Specialties
Banking, Construction, Real Estate
Education
Wayne State University Law School,Michigan State University
State Licensing
Michigan

Anthony Vittiglio II
1175 W LONG LAKE RD STE 202
TROY, MI
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Insurance, Business
Education
Wayne State University Law School,University of Colorado - Boulder
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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