South Carolina lawmakers propose to fight distracted driving with the Hands-Free Act, which would make it illegal to hold a cell phone, computer or other wireless device while driving in South Carolina. Cell phones are a common source of distraction… read more
We love our pets as much as anyone, but we know that when pets travel with us in a car or truck, they must be crated or restrained, or they can cause a car crash. A recent study from Volvo… read more
We often hear about how technology makes driving more dangerous today. Simply put: Technology tempts people to multi-task when they drive. Instead of focusing on the road, many drivers glance down at their phones to make a call, send a… read more
According to Distraction.gov, “Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety.” Distracted driving is a huge problem in the United States, and… read more
Summer is the season for family vacations and road trips. This means that in the coming months, you can expect to see more cars on the roads and highways in and around Myrtle Beach. Whether drivers are making Myrtle Beach… read more
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a time designated to raise awareness nationwide about the dangers of texting while driving and driving while distracted. Each year various groups and agencies such as the National Safety Council (NSC) and the… read more
Texting while driving is an extremely dangerous act. According to Distraction.gov, the official U.S. government website for distracted driving, in a single recent year, there were 3,154 people killed in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. Many of these… read more
For teenagers, getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage. As parents, we remember our own excitement at passing our driving exam and getting our first set of wheels. We also remember that as teenagers, we seldom appreciated the… read more
The car is supposed to be the place where you concentrate on safely getting from place to place. Increasingly, though, a number of technological and other diversions can distract you from the task at hand. Distracted driving is leading to… read more
Everyone knows it’s dangerous. More than 3,000 people died because of it in a single year. But nearly everyone does it at some point – driving while distracted. A distraction is anything that takes your attention away from the task… 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.