In the new FASA video-on-demand, “How the Difference Between Extra Work and Additional Work Can Impact Claims for Payment,” attorney Jay Morris, Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith, helps subcontractors identify the difference between extra work and additional work, so that they can better decide on whether to proceed with the work without a change order or not.
The most important contract issue facing subcontractors is the extent to which risks inherent in the construction process—property damage, personal injury, liquidated damages, design or construction defects, etc.—are transferred from the upper tiers to subcontractors.
FASA has updated its Lien & Bond Claims in the 50 States, a downloadable manual outlining the lien and bond laws in each state and the District Columbia. Subcontractors and suppliers rely on mechanic’s lien and payment bonds to assure that they are paid for work performed or materials furnished on construction projects.
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