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

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

Emily Holmes Davis
(303) 223-1142
4024 South Roxboro Street, Unit 222
Durham, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Family
State Licensing
North Carolina

James B. Angell
(919) 821-7700
PO BOX 12347 5410 TRINITY RD STE 210
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Business, Debt Agreements, Construction, Litigation
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
State Licensing
North Carolina

Daniel G. Katzenbach
(919) 863-8751
5420 WADE PARK BLVD STE 300
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Slip and Fall Accident, Environmental
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Washington and Lee University
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

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

Stephanie Underwood Roberts
(336) 721-3539
1 W 4th St
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
International Law, Construction, Antitrust
Education
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
State Licensing
Florida

Boyd Alexander Correll Jr.
(704) 377-1200
121 W. Trade St., Suite 2600
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Construction, Business, Litigation
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Virginia Military Institute
State Licensing
North Carolina

Andrew L. Chapin
(336) 691-9222
306 East Market Street, Suite One
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Construction Law
Education
Undergraduate : Florida State University
Law School : University of Florida
Admitted To Bar : 1998
Professional Memberships
North Carolina Bar Association; Amercian Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry; The Florida Bar

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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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