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

Thomas R. Blaising
2861 CAPITAL AVE SW STE B
BATTLE CREEK, MI
Specialties
Business, General Practice, Litigation, Construction
Education
Indiana University, Indianapolis Law School,Michigan State University, Eli Broad Graduate Business S
State Licensing
Michigan

Lawrence Wm Smith
721 S MICHIGAN AVE
SAGINAW, MI
Specialties
Workers Compensation, State, Local And Municipal Law, Real Estate, Construction, Corporate
Education
Thomas M. Cooley Law School,Michigan State University
State Licensing
Michigan

James F. Hunt
1301 W LONG LAKE RD STE 250
TROY, MI
Specialties
Litigation, Ethics, Business, Insurance, Construction
Education
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law,Eastern 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

James E. Spurr
(269) 383-5809
277 S Rose St Ste 5000
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Construction, Real Estate, Litigation
State Licensing
Michigan

Scott S. Holmes
(248) 721-4200
24255 W 13 MILE RD STE 200
BINGHAM FARMS, MI
Specialties
Commercial, Litigation, Construction, Personal Injury, Intellectual Property
Education
University of Richmond,Indiana University School of Law
State Licensing
Michigan

Michael A. Lesha
400 RENAISSANCE CTR LBBY
DETROIT, MI
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Entertainment
Education
Georgetown University,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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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