Construction Contracts Boone NC

Sometimes the subcontractor in Boone 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.

Paul Augustus Capua
(828) 264-0260
The Green House, 164 S. Depot St
Boone, NC
Specialties
Employment, Commercial, Construction, International Law
Education
South Texas College of Law,Florida State University
State Licensing
Florida, North Carolina

Donald M. Watson Jr.
(828) 264-6126
642 W KING ST
BOONE, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

David B. Hamilton
(704) 344-1117
201 S COLLEGE ST STE 2020
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Business, Construction, Litigation, Mediation, Arbitration
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Georgetown University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Leslie C. O'Toole
(919) 865-7009
PO BOX 33550
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Class Action, Business, Construction, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Brown University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Heather Graham Connor
(704) 643-6303
P.O. Box 36858
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Litigation, Construction, Insurance
State Licensing
North Carolina

David J. Turlington III
(828) 263-8860
890 West King Street, P. O. Box 140
Boone, NC
Specialties
Business, Family, Construction
State Licensing
North Carolina

Frank C. Wilson III
(828) 264-6126
642 W KING ST
BOONE, NC
Specialties
Personal Injury, Car Accident, Construction, Litigation, Insurance
Education
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law,University of Alabama
State Licensing
North Carolina

Richard D. Conner
(336) 691-9222
PO BOX 20744
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Construction
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,Guilford College
State Licensing
North Carolina

Roy H. Michaux Jr.
(704) 331-7462
214 N TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC
Specialties
Land Use & Zoning, Construction, Partnership
State Licensing
North Carolina

Elizabeth L. Riley
(919) 755-2114
PO Box 831
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Construction, Education, Antitrust
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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