Nursing homes are a primary source of a deadly drug-resistant fungal infection that is spreading in hospitals across the country, according to a recent report. Seriously ill nursing home patients with the fungus tend to take multiple antibiotics, which increases… read more
South Carolina residents in search of a nursing home for a loved one should know that the federal government provides a variety of data about local nursing homes online. It identifies a Columbia nursing home and another in Charleston as… read more
By: Attorney Ken Harrell Sometimes it’s disheartening to read the news because the level of depravity that’s required to be front page news is so disgusting. That was my reaction today when I read an article on CNN’s website about… read more
Many nursing homes in South Carolina face the problem of understaffing. For some of these nursing homes, the problem reflects a national shortage of qualified nurses – one that is “on the cusp of becoming a crisis,” according to The… read more
Everything seems like it’s going fine. Your loved one appears to be happy and comfortable in the nursing home, and from what you have observed, the staff provides professional and compassionate care. Then, one day, your loved one gets a… read more
Finding a nursing home for a loved one can be an emotional and difficult process. Fortunately, there are a number of resources available and steps that an adult child can take to ensure that his or her parents receive the… read more
Charleston is home to many different nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Recently, U.S. News and World Report produced a list of all eighteen Charleston nursing homes along with their official grades from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services… read more
Each year, many Columbia families are forced to make difficult decisions for their elderly loved ones. It is never easy to place a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living facility. Additionally, when you are faced with this… read more
Most individuals put their loved ones in nursing homes because they feel a personal residence is too dangerous and the individual is unable to care for himself or herself. Perhaps the loved one already experienced a fall at home, and… read more
Study: 1-in-5 Nursing Home Residents Suffer Verbal, Physical or Sexual Mistreatment by Other Residents
Nursing homes serve a wide variety of residents with different physical and mental conditions. While much has been reported on abuse of nursing home residents by staff members, a recent study suggests fellow residents also pose a threat. The… 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.