Alcohol detection systems, specifically Ignition Interlock Devices (IIDs), are currently used in South Carolina to help prevent accidents caused by repeat offenders of DUIs. Essentially an in-car breathalyzer, these devices require drivers to take a breath alcohol test before their… read more
A secondary car accident is any crash that happens as a result of another “primary” car accident. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), one in every five car crashes is a secondary crash. However, drivers should never make the… read more
According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), South Carolina has the worst rural roads in the nation. South Carolina has more traffic fatalities than any other state, and 60% of those fatal crashes occur on rural roads. In… read more
After a serious accident such as a car crash, you will likely need a lot of financial help to get your life back to normal. When the accident wasn’t your fault, you can usually sue for compensatory damages, such as… read more
A line item in the $1.5 trillion transportation and infrastructure bill passed by the U.S. House in July could lead to automation in cars to identify drivers who are intoxicated. The provision requires the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)… read more
One side effect of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic closure orders is that the number of car accident fatalities in South Carolina is down this year compared to this time last year. That’s according to the South Carolina Department of Public… read more
If you have been injured in a car accident in South Carolina, the basis of any insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit you file will be the police report from the accident. You need to obtain a copy of the… read more
South Carolina has one of the most serious drunk driving problems of any state, according to a new report released by The Zebra, an online insurance brokerage service. Almost 30 percent of all fatal car crashes in South Carolina in… read more
Maybe you’ve seen the road workers on highways in Columbia, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and elsewhere patching potholes. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) says it launched a pothole repair blitz in January after getting numerous recent reports of potholes… read more
South Carolina’s latest yearly count of motor vehicle accidents reported nearly 1,000 fatalities and more than 60,500 nonfatal injuries in traffic accidents. Both fatalities and nonfatal injuries declined slightly from the prior year, according to the SC Department of Public… 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.