Don’t Hire That Collections Company That Just Called You

You get a call from a collection company and they tell you that they can get your lien paid. They even tell you that it won’t cost anything unless they collect. It sounds too good to be true, because it probably is. Here’s why.

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or