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
Many South Carolinians take driving vacations during the summer months. Taking a few steps to make sure that your car is ready for a road trip in hot weather is time well spent. Doing so can reduce your chances of… read more
A proposal in the South Carolina state Senate would require children to ride in the back seat of vehicles until they are teenagers and strengthen the use of child seats in motor vehicles. In South Carolina, the rate of children… read more
In early October, Charleston followed the path of a growing number of smaller South Carolina towns and cities. Charleston put in place its own distracted driving law banning drivers from sending and reading text messages. But Charleston’s law is broader… read more
South Carolina is among 12 states to receive grant money for programs and railroad safety messages at movie theaters and on television, radio, and billboards. The funds come from the Federal Railroad Administration in partnership with Operation Lifesaver, Inc. National… read more
Your automobile tires are at greater risk of blowouts in the heat of the summer. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns that the heat can cause tire failure at highway speeds. Tire breakdowns account for an estimated 11,000 crashes each… read more
Car accidents were the leading cause of death for children age 4 and for every age from 11 to 14, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recent report. These fatalities were largely preventable. According to the new… read more
Travelers in Florence, South Carolina, may get further guidance as they drive around the town. Tourism leaders in Florence County are recommending more directional signs to assist motorists as they search for popular destinations. In addition to helping people navigate… read more
By John Roxon How old are the tires on your car? How old are the replacement tires you purchased on sale at your local tire center? Knowing the answers could save your life, or your family’s lives. As a tire ages,… read more
Rural roads can be surprisingly dangerous for drivers. Not only are they narrower and have lower shoulders than city streets, but they also have fewer law enforcement patrols. According to federal data from 2010, the last year complete information is… 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.