Construction Contracts Warren MI

Sometimes the subcontractor in Warren 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.

Catherine A. Rausch
19501 E 8 MILE RD
SAINT CLAIR SHORES, MI
Specialties
Insurance, Environmental, Construction
Education
University of Michigan Law School,University of Michigan
State Licensing
Michigan

Troy Thomas Gorman
(248) 544-8000
104 W 4th St Ste 300
Royal Oak, MI
Specialties
Lemon Law, Construction
Education
Michigan State UNV COL,Central Michigan Univ
State Licensing
California, Michigan

Peter J. Cavanaugh
(248) 543-8320
1027 S Washington Ave, Ste A
Royal Oak, MI
Specialties
Construction, Business
Education
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
State Licensing
Michigan

Stephen Paul Dunn
(248) 723-0424
450 W 4th St
Royal Oak, MI
Specialties
Construction, Commercial, Litigation
State Licensing
Michigan

Chadd A. Fox
(313) 363-1123
340 W Drayton Ave
Ferndale, MI
Specialties
Construction, Contracts, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Tax, Environmental, Project Finance
State Licensing
Michigan

John R. Monnich
306 S WASHINGTON AVE STE 207
ROYAL OAK, MI
Specialties
Insurance, Construction, Business, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Education
Notre Dame Law School,University of Detroit
State Licensing
Michigan

Edward Francis Kickham III
26862 WOODWARD AVE
ROYAL OAK, MI
Specialties
Real Estate, Business, Construction, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Markets And Services
Education
Notre Dame Law School,University of Michigan Law School
State Licensing
Michigan

Ronald M. Stern
(248) 723-0441
450 W 4th St
Royal Oak, MI
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Land Use & Zoning
State Licensing
Michigan

Timothy O. Mcmahon
26862 WOODWARD AVE
ROYAL OAK, MI
Specialties
Construction, Commercial, Real Estate, Class Action
Education
Wayne State University Law School,Michigan State University
State Licensing
Michigan

Lawrence M. Scott
12900 HALL RD STE 350
STERLING HEIGHTS, MI
Specialties
Commercial, Construction, Real Estate, Fraud, Land Use & Zoning
Education
Albion College,Detroit College of Law
State Licensing
Florida, 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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