The Barthet Firm

Solutions Found is not just a tagline for us; it is at the core of how we practice law. We understand that clients are interested in finding an answer to their problems and with more than 200 years of legal experience under our combined legal belt, we can cut through the legalese, identify the real issues, and pin down practical solutions. We know that value and responsiveness are important, and we appreciate the fact that in the real world business consequences matter more than legal theories.

It’s natural to assume that if you hear blasting sounds and you feel vibrations, the cracks you start to see in your wall are caused by the construction taking place near your home.  The question is then, will this damage be covered

Construction remains a dangerous trade, with certain construction jobs being more deadly than others.  Take the case of poor Harry.  He was responsible for cleaning a cement mixing pugmill.  The company operating the mill accidentally activated it while Harry was

You decide to file a claim of lien and you ask your bookkeeper to tabulate the exact amount still owed on the job.  With the numbers in hand, you timely prepare and file your Claim of Lien.  You then receive a past due payment notice from one of your

Seems like an odd term – termination for convenience.  Whose convenience? Generally, neither party takes any comfort if an agreement has to be cancelled.  What may have started as a commonplace provision within government contracts, a termination for convenience can now be found

Construction clients believe that if they win their legal case, they’ll also recover the attorney fees they’ve incurred. But that may not be correct for a variety of reasons. Recovery of fees is dependent on meeting a threshold requirement—does the