Areas of Practice

Buerger, Moseley & Carson, PLC in Franklin, Tennessee
focuses on providing the following services:

 

 

Health Care Law

The health care practice of Buerger, Moseley & Carson in Franklin, Tennessee started with one hospital in 1978. We now serve the legal needs of more than 300 health care organizations and facilities across the country, including Community Health Systems, LifePoint Health, Quorum Health Corporation, Steward Health Care System, Prime Healthcare, Parkridge Health System, Erlanger Health System and Williamson Medical Center. Our health care attorneys focus on providing legal services to address the unique operational needs of hospitals and other patient care organizations. The firm represents hospitals throughout the United States with regard to operational issues, including:

  • Credentialing and peer review

  • Obtaining and maintaining licensure and accreditation

  • Development of bylaws, regulations, and policies affecting medical staff and operational issues

  • Compliance with state and federal law on such issues as patient's rights, EMTALA, and confidentiality

  • Due process hearings (or fair hearings) when a hospital is revoking or limiting a physician’s privileges

  • National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) reports

  • Corrective plans for hospitals cited for a “patient dumping” violation

We will always shoot straight with clients about the strengths or weaknesses of their positions, but when we step into the courtroom or the boardroom, we will be their strongest advocates.

 

 

Corporate Law

The attorneys at Buerger, Moseley & Carson assist small businesses in the formation, organization, and operation of both for-profit and nonprofit entities. We facilitate business transactions and litigation, both in Franklin and throughout Tennessee.  We have extensive litigation experience and have tried cases in state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels.  We have represented clients before administrative bodies at many levels of government.   Because of our experience, we often serve as general counsel for businesses that do not have their own in-house legal department.

Here is a partial listing of the corporate law services we provide our clients:

  • Incorporation and organization of entities

  • Drafting of business documents and contracts

  • Operational and Human Resources advice*

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Dissolution of small businesses

  • Business entity ownership disputes

  • Buy-Sell Agreements

  • Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Employment Agreements

At Buerger, Moseley & Carson we believe the practice of law is not about the academics, it’s about the clients. We emphasize innovative thinking and personal service. Our practice includes clients who require our experience in specialized matters involving statutory issues, complex and contested licensure and compliance proceedings, and local and regional representation.

 

 

Employment Law and Litigation

The attorneys at Buerger, Moseley & Carson advise public and private employers related to a variety of human resources issues, including claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employee free speech and whistleblower issues. We also assist our clients in drafting personnel policies that fit the needs of the particular organization, avoiding a cookie-cutter approach – one size does not fit all when it comes to managing people! In addition to representing clients in developing policies and defending employers in various types of litigation, our attorneys also provider training for client managers and personnel on workplace harassment and discrimination issues.

 

 

Government/Municipal Law and Litigation

Buerger, Moseley & Carson has served as counsel for Williamson County, Tennessee for almost forty years. The firm also represents other public sector entities including the Williamson County Industrial Development Corporation, the Public Building Authority of Williamson County, the Sports Authority of Williamson County. Our litigation team also represents small governmental entities, first responder organizations and volunteer fire departments across the state.

We assist local governments in compliance with open meeting requirements and responding to open records requests. We have provided counsel on impact fee and privilege tax matters. Our firm provides legal representation concerning government contracts, employment issues, local code enforcement, highway and road matters, and law enforcement issues of all kinds. We assist with drafting and amending local ordinances and resolutions, and advise elected and appointed officials on questions concerning ethics, conflicts of interest, referendums, elections, and a variety of other subjects.

 

 

Civil Litigation

When facing litigation, it is important for clients to know that their attorney takes their problem just as seriously as they do, and has the knowledge and expertise to provide a vigorous defense. We defend governmental entities, employers, medical providers and business entities in tort cases, constitutional claims, medical malpractice suits, employment cases and other civil litigation.