Construction Contracts Asheville NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Asheville 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.

Samuel Barber Craig
(828) 989-1595
223 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 5
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Administrative Law, Business, Contracts, Construction, Real Estate
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law,Clemson University
State Licensing
North Carolina, South Carolina

M. C. Cloninger
(828) 254-8800
48 PATTON AVE
ASHEVILLE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

John R. Sutton Jr
(828) 667-5476
70 PISGAH HIGHWAY PO BOX 145
CANDLER, NC
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Construction, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,St. Thomas University School of Law
State Licensing
North Carolina

William C. Matthews Jr.
(919) 755-2106
150 FAYETTEVILLE STREET MALL
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Antitrust, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Kenneth R. Keller
(336) 379-8651
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Health Care, Business, Employment
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,North Carolina State University
State Licensing
North Carolina

T. Douglas Wilson Jr.
(828) 254-8800
48 PATTON AVE
ASHEVILLE, NC
Specialties
Antitrust, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina

Christopher Baird Lyman
(828) 254-8800
48 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Construction, Real Estate, Insurance
Education
Tulane University-LA
State Licensing
Georgia, North Carolina

John Patrick Stutts
(704) 664-1127
236 RACEWAY DRIVE, SUITE 7 PO BOX 3010
MOORESVILLE, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury
Education
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,Virginia Military Institute
State Licensing
North Carolina

Christopher K. Behm
(910) 763-2727
310 N FRONT ST STE 200
WILMINGTON, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Estate Planning
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Guilford College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Samuel Timothy Reaves
(704) 331-7412
214 N TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Construction, Real Estate
State Licensing
North Carolina

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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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