Personal Injury

South Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys

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Our South Carolina personal injury attorneys at Joye Law Firm understand the stress and suffering a severe personal injury can cause. We have more than 150 years of collective experience helping victims of life-altering accidents in South Carolina. We know that physical pain is just one of the outcomes of a serious accident. We are committed to obtaining compensation to help you cope with the financial and emotional consequences as well, both in the present and in the unpredictable future.

Even the most cautious person can fall victim to an accident that comes without warning. One moment you’re fine and going about your daily routine. In an instant, someone else’s carelessness or negligence changes everything forever. You’re in pain and concerned about your family and job. You may even be clinging to life. What’s going to happen? How will you pay for your medical treatment and what if you can never function independently again?

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To find out how we can help you, call us at 877-936-9707 or fill out our online contact form for a free and confidential claim evaluation.

Contact Our Personal Injury Lawyers Today

Our South Carolina personal injury attorneys at Joye Law Firm can help you through the chaos and stress that often accompany a life-threatening accident. Our lawyers and staff treat each client with respect, compassion and care. Since 1968, we have helped injured victims recover not just the money they are entitled to, but also to regain the best quality of life following their accident. Let us help you, too. Call Joye Law Firm. You can reach us at 877-936-9707 or fill out our online form for a free consultation.

Joye Law Firm has offices in Charleston, Clinton and Myrtle Beach, but our personal injury attorneys handle cases across South Carolina. We’ve represented clients all over the state, including Florence, Richland County, Orangeburg, Columbia, Horry County (Conway and North Myrtle Beach), North Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Summerville.

Our South Carolina personal injury lawyers at Joye Law Firm have received an AV rating from the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell legal directory, and several of our attorneys have been recognized as South Carolina Super Lawyers. The law firm has also received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Experience Counts With South Carolina Accident Claims

Our personal injury lawyers have a history of obtaining awards on behalf of our clients. However, every lawsuit is different. Past results provide no guarantee that a similar outcome will be reached in your case. But our South Carolina law firm’s track record can inform you about our experience when it comes to serious injury and wrongful death cases. Here are some of the verdicts and settlements Joye Law Firm attorneys have achieved for their personal injury clients:

  • $262.5 million verdict for the family of a deceased child in an automotive product liability claim.
  • $7 million settlement in a product liability case involving a defective door latch that resulted in paralysis.
  • $5.9 million settlement for a client who sustained brain injuries in a car accident.
  • $4.375 million settlement for a man who suffered severe head and facial injuries in a tractor-trailer accident.
  • $3.5 million settlement in a dram shop action for a woman who sustained severe head injuries in a car crash caused by a minor.
  • $2.775 million settlement in a premises liability case where a man’s leg was amputated in a stairwell collapse.

For more details about the results obtained for previous Joye Law Firm clients, please click on the Our Results on our home page.

About South Carolina Personal Injury Lawsuits

Some accidents are unavoidable. But when negligence and recklessness play a role in a preventable accident that causes personal injuries, the responsible party can be held liable under South Carolina personal injury or wrongful death laws.

Our personal injury attorneys frequently handle cases involving devastating conditions like broken bones, traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injuries, paralysis, burns, birth injuries, medical complications, back injuries and more. At Joye Law Firm, we understand that these types of injuries can cause lifelong disabilities and hardship for victims and their families.

It is important to contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible following your accident. Injured victims typically have three years from the date of the injury to file a personal injury claim in South Carolina, but this time limit can be shorter if the at-fault party was a government entity. In wrongful death cases, surviving family members have similar time limits from the date of death to take legal action. Again, there are certain exceptions to those statutes of limitations. Talking with an attorney at Joye Law Firm can help you understand the laws so that you are equipped to take legal action, either immediately or once you are further along in your recovery.

Contact Our South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Today

If you’ve been seriously injured in a South Carolina accident, you can trust our personal injury attorneys to work to get you the money and benefits you deserve. To learn more about what types of damages you may be eligible for in South Carolina, call Joye Law Firm. Call us at 877-936-9707 or use our online form for a free case review.


Protect Your Rights

There are several steps you can take to protect your rights to compensation:
Let us speak to the insurance adjuster.
Joye Law Firm can handle insurance adjusters. Don’t sign documents without speaking to a South Carolina auto accident lawyer first. You may be signing away rights to compensation.
Contact your insurance company.
A delay reporting the accident may hurt your claim.
Visit your doctor.
Whether you feel hurt or not, see your doctor and tell him or her exactly what happened in the accident. Injuries can sometimes take time to manifest.
File receipts and documents.
Keep a journal detailing how you feel as you get better. It can be hard to remember details months later, like how hard it was to bend down to tie your shoes.
Get in touch with us—
call 877-936-9707 or fill out an online consultation form today.


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Selected 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.


Giving 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.

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