When an injured person (known as the “plaintiff”) files a personal injury claim against another party (known as the “defendant”), the dispute can sometimes result in a civil trial. If the plaintiff is unhappy with the result of the trial,… read more
No one can deny it’s been a long and stressful year, and we may not be out of the tunnel yet. However, being stressed day in and day out is no way to live. Excessive, long-term stress can have a… read more
A personal injury lawsuit begins long before anyone steps foot in a courtroom, and the majority of these pre-trial preparations take place during a period known as “Discovery.” As the name suggests, discovery is when each party is supposed to… read more
Auto insurance is legally required for all drivers in South Carolina. Auto insurance experts, according to their own data, say that the average driver will be involved in a car accident roughly once every 18 years. That means most drivers… read more
Hiring a lawyer to represent you in a personal injury case is a big decision. It’s not one you should make by choosing at random. Interviewing several different attorneys and asking questions about how they would handle your case can… read more
Any injury received in an accident has the potential to seriously upend a victim’s life. It means trips to the hospital—as well as potential follow-up visits, visits to the pharmacy for medication, or even to a physical therapist. And scheduling… read more
According to the National Fire Protection Association, someone in the U.S. is burned seriously enough to require treatment roughly every 60 seconds. Burn injuries are one of the leading causes of accidental injury and death in the U.S., especially among… read more
Most people assume that any settlement they receive from a personal injury lawsuit will come as a lump sum. While this is the most common form of settlement, you may have the option to accept a structured settlement instead, which… read more
While we strive to settle most personal injury claims outside of court to ensure our clients get the compensation they need sooner, this isn’t always possible. When insurance companies simply refuse to cooperate, that’s when we go to trial. The… read more
Annually in South Carolina, dozens of workers are injured on the job. Despite the fact that many of these accidents involve blue-collar workers such as construction workers, other professions like healthcare workers, manufacturing employees, and even office workers are also… 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.