Attorney - Mark D.  Maholick

Attorney:

Mark D. Maholick
Partner
HBS Columbus Office

P: 706-494-3818
F: 706-494-3828
E: mmaholick@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Mark Maholick is a partner in the firm's Columbus office where he concentrates his practice in the areas of Transportation, Insurance Coverage,  General Liability, Workers' Compensation, Property / SIU, Retail Liability, Long Term Care and Senior Housing Industry, and Medical Malpractice/Professional Negligence.

Mark is frequently involved in various healthcare issues including risk management and regulatory compliance. In representing some of the largest healthcare facilities in the middle Georgia area, Mark has seen numerous cases from the claim stage through resolution. His growing premises liability practice includes cases ranging from common slip and falls to catastrophic injury situations.The majority of Mark’s practice involves transportation / auto-liability defense where Mark is regularly involved in litigating and trying cases ranging from the common soft-tissue rear-end collision to catastrophic injury/death.  Although Mark’s primary area of practice is in the area of transportation / auto-liability, Mark is also frequently involved in various healthcare issues including risk management and regulatory compliance. In representing some of the largest healthcare facilities in the middle Georgia area, Mark has seen numerous cases from the claim stage through resolution. His growing premises liability practice includes cases ranging from common slip and falls to catastrophic injury situations.

Mark attended Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University and graduated, cum laude. He was awarded with the Drew W. Paulk Honorary Scholarship and the Guerry R. Moore Insurance Law Award. He is a member of American Bar Association and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife, Mandy, are lifetime residents of Columbus.

Practice Areas

Aging Services

Mr. Maholick has been involved in representing numerous nursing homes and rehabilitation centers in the greater Columbus area. He is also experienced in representing other types of long-term care and housing industry agencies including those funded through Medicare and Medicaid such as SOURCE (Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment).

Dental

Mr. Maholick's medical and transactional experience comes together in his successful representation of dental practices. Mr. Maholick's expertise in providing sound legal advice in the day to day legal matters encountered in a dental practice are well recognized. Matters involving patient consent forms, lease agreements, independent contractor arrangements, landlord tenant issues, as well as all health care related issues encountered in dental practice including liability issues and claims of professional negligence.

Health Care

Insurance Coverage

Mr. Maholick has represented numerous insurance companies and their insureds in both first party and third party suits. Mr. Maholick has vast experience in all aspects of insurance defense from the filing of the case through trial.

Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice

Mr. Maholick has served as counsel defending hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice actions during his entire legal career. He has vast experience in defending all types of medical claims from the filing of the lawsuit through trial.

Property / SIU

In conjunction with the fast growing area of retail premises liability in Mr. Maholick’s practice is the area of premises liability concerning privately owned non-retail property. Mr. Maholick has represented numerous landowners throughout Georgia in cases involving static property defects and allegations of active negligence on the part of real property owners.
Additionally, Mr. Maholick is involved in both first and third party insurance defense work with various special investigative units dealing mainly with areas of potential insurance fraud. He has successfully handled both first and third party claims involving arson and fraud from claims denial up to and including trial.

Retail and Hospitality

Mr. Maholick represents and has represented a variety of retail establishments, including but not limited to, restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores, and grocery stores. His representation of these types of establishments has involved all sorts of causes of action that range from a slip and fall to complex allegations of fraud and deceptive trade practices. This area of his practice is the fastest growing area, especially from the premises liability perspective of retail liability.

Transportation

Mr. Maholick has extensive experience in third party litigation arising out of trucking, automotive, boating, and other types of vehicular liability claims involving catastrophic injury litigation and coverage experience. This area of law is Mr. Maholick's primary area of practice and expertise.  

Education

Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 2007
Columbus State University, B.S., 2004

Admitted

Georgia
Middle District of Georgia
Georgia State Courts

Membership

American Bar Association
Columbus Chamber of Commerce