Some of the most common, and most painful, injuries people suffer in nursing homes and assisted living facilities aren’t broken bones or medication errors: they’re bed sores. Unlike other forms of injury that nursing home residents suffer, bed sores aren’t… read more
When most people think of nursing home abuse, they are thinking about the caretakers in the facility abusing residents. While nursing home residents can suffer at the hands of negligent or abusive staff, a far more common source of abuse… read more
Commander Nursing Center in Florence, South Carolina was cited after the facility “failed to notify the physician and/or personal representative of significant weight loss” for two residents. The lack of notification resulted in each resident continuing to lose weight in… read more
Commander Nursing Center was cited after “the facility failed to identify and failed to follow physician orders for pressure ulcer [care].” The facility failed two different residents by: – Not identifying one resident’s pressure ulcer until it was a Stage… read more
Pruitthealth in Dillon, South Carolina has been cited after state investigators found that the facility greatly neglected a resident by failing to do the following: – Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of comprehensive assessment; – Have a… read more
PruittHealth Moncks Corner in South Carolina was cited after the facility failed to protect a resident known for falling. The resident left the facility unattended and fell out of their wheelchair in the facility’s courtyard. This facility was also recently… read more
Magnolia Manor in Greenville, South Carolina has been cited after failing to “provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections” for two residents. During an… read more
The Retreat at Brightwater in Myrtle Beach, SC was cited after the facility “failed to review and revise [a resident’s] care plan for elopement.” The resident – who was deemed the “highest risk” for elopement – wandered outside of the… read more
Prisma Health- Lila Doyle in Seneca, SC, has been cited after failing “to ensure resident rights related to choices in treatment,” and failing “to notify the physician and/or family timely of a change in [resident] condition.” In the first instance… read more
Pruitthealth in Moncks Corner, SC, was cited after the facility failed to review and revise the care plan for a resident who was known to put non-edibles in her mouth. This resulted in the resident trying to eat a vinyl… 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.