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.

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

Lewin W. Holleman Jr.
(336) 478-1137
235 N EDGEWORTH ST
GREENSBORO, NC
Specialties
Commercial, Construction, Land Use & Zoning
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law,University of North Carolina
State Licensing
North Carolina

Michael F. Tomlinson
(704) 331-7560
Hearst Tower, 4th Floor, 214 N Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Construction, Partnership
State Licensing
North Carolina

Clyde H. Jarrett III
(919) 789-9242
PO BOX 30933
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Bankruptcy, Contracts
Education
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law,Clemson University,Clemson 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

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

Claude E. Simons Jr.
(919) 821-6650
PO BOX 2611
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Insurance, Contracts
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law,Wake Forest University
State Licensing
North Carolina

Benjamin R. Kuhn
(919) 870-9101
127 West Hargett Street, Suite 504
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Real Estate, Administrative Law, Appeals, Land Use & Zoning, Construction
Education
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law,University of North Carolina, Charlotte
State Licensing
North Carolina

Jackson Wyatt Moore
(919) 821-6688
PO BOX 2611
RALEIGH, NC
Specialties
Construction, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Appeals, Contracts
Education
Duke University School of Law,University of Virginia
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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