Gideon, Essary, Tardio & Carter PLC is a boutique law firm that concentrates almost exclusively in two arenas: civil litigation and representation of health care providers. This encompasses many different areas of law and the two often overlap, as described in the firm's various practice areas. The firm's attorneys represent health care companies, hospitals, medical practices, and individual physicians and other health care providers in all jurisdictions (state and federal) in Tennessee and courtrooms across the country, in all types of litigation, including scores of complex professional negligence cases. Additionally, the firm's attorneys represent health care providers in disputes with federal and state agencies, matters with licensing boards, contract disputes, peer review proceedings, operational matters, False Claims Act cases, internal investigations, and various regulatory matters. Gideon, Essary, Tardio & Carter PLC is listed in U.S. News - Best Lawyers for the "Best Law Firms for Medical Malpractice Law Defense and Personal Injury Litigation Defense. Attorneys at Gideon, Essary, Tardio & Carter PLC are frequently listed as Best Lawyers in America, Superlawyers, and Tennessee's Top 150 Lawyers, and in various other publications.