If you have filed for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits or made a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claim, it’s important to keep tabs on the status of your application. Paperwork can get lost and miscommunication may allow your claim… read more
You face many challenges when you have a disability. You may have to alter how you go about your daily life and deal withlimitations that you’ve never experienced before. However, you can overcome obstacles by making adjustments and requesting help… read more
Social Security Disability Insurance is a federal program that pays benefits to people who are unable to perform their jobs due to a serious physical or mental impairment. Social Security Disability benefits arefor people with long-term disabilities. People who receive SSDI… read more
If you have a serious impairment that is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months, you could be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. In addition, you must have worked and paid Social Security taxes long… read more
Which is Right For You?—Key Differences Between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income
It’s easy to be confused by Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) because both governmental programs provide benefits to qualifying individuals. They have names that sound similar. But there are important differences between these federal services…. read more
Going through the Social Security Disability process can be a nerve-wracking experience. But being well prepared for initial hearings and appeals can relieve some of the anxiety and help people obtain a positive outcome. The following are useful tips to… read more
Ingesting certain foods can be risky for people with severe food allergies. Foods such as eggs, nuts or shellfish can send them to the hospital within minutes of exposure. Researchers believe up to 15 million Americans live with serious food… read more
By Marie Lowery At each stage of the Social Security disability process – initial, reconsideration, and hearing level – the Social Security Administration requires applicants to complete a Function Report that asks you to describe your daily activities, or “ADLs.” It is… read more
By Marie Lowery The most important aspect of applying for disability benefits is collecting and submitting medical documentation that supports your claim. It is essential to submit to the Social Security Administration not only records from your primary care physician,… read more
By Marie Lowery As the government shutdown continues into the second week, here is what those individuals who are applying for benefits and have pending applications can expect. The local offices continue to be open on a limited basis and… read more
JOYE RECOGNIZED STATEWIDESelected to the Super Lawyers' Top 10 List in South Carolina.
Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in South Carolina and we are incredibly honored for Mark C. Joye to have been named one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in South Carolina for 2016. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Mark C. Joye is not only a highly respected personal injury attorney who handles a full spectrum of cases, from brain injuries and defective products to nursing home abuse and workers' compensation, but he is a strong advocate for positive change in his profession and community. He has also served as lead counsel in numerous cases involving victims who suffered catastrophic injuries or wrongful death through car or trucking accidents.
JOYE IN THE COMMUNITYGiving back to our area is important to us.
From our offices in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Clinton, and Columbia, SC, we have been fighting to help people face legal challenges since 1968. Our lawyers and staff devote just as much assistance to our community as we do to our clients. We have been giving back to the local area for many years and continue to serve our neighbors through programs such as the Joye Law Firm Annual Scholarship Program and community service initiatives for our annual charitable partner of the year.