The headline is dismaying: “Hospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.” The premise of the 5,000-word USA Today report is stunning: The article is based on more than 500,000 pages of internal hospital quality records, contact… read more
While eating right, getting plenty of exercise, and avoiding unhealthy behaviors can go a long way towards maintaining your good health, many of us still require prescription medications for the treatment of temporary illnesses and permanent, chronic conditions. The right… read more
During surgery and other invasive medical procedures, patients are often administered anesthesia. This is a vital part of the process, as anesthesia will help to dramatically reduce a patient’s pain. However, it is important to note that anesthesia is a… read more
Patients at Veterans Administration hospitals across the nation are waiting months for treatment and in some instances the delays are costing them their lives, according to a CNN investigation. A recent news report highlights the problem at the Phoenix Veterans… read more
Medical malpractice occurs in hospitals, medical centers and clinics across the nation every day. It also occurs in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals– and just as frequently. In fact, a recent study shows that the VA has paid out an astronomical… read more
The Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, admitted recently that three cancer patients had died over the past two years due to delayed care at the hospital’s gastrointestinal program. That should never happen. The medical facility did… read more
An Army veteran who suffered brain damage and the amputation of his leg after a routine procedure at a VA Medical Center in St. Louis was awarded $8.3 million in federal court, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported recently. This case… read more
Delayed care and long waits are behind the needless deaths of veterans at U.S. military hospitals, according to a recent report by CNN. One of the most troubling aspects of the report is that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs… read more
According to an investigation by USA Today, thousands of doctors continue to practice despite making terrible errors with patients. State medical boards have not revoked their licenses even after they have engaged in serious misconduct. In fact, many of these… read more
A new report by the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen shows that caps on medical malpractice awards and attempts to control malpractice litigation have had no effect on slowing the rise of healthcare costs. Some lawmakers have claimed that malpractice… 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.