A new study says 300,000 truck drivers in the U.S. would be taken off of the road if their hair follicles were tested for drug use instead of their urine. The FMCSA, which regulates the U.S. trucking industry, requires frequent… read more
For South Carolina attorney Mark Joye hearing the news that five people, including an infant, were killed in fiery 18-wheeler wreck on I-95, it was like history repeating itself. Joye, head of the Litigation Department at Joye Law Firm, is… read more
There is certainly no shortage of commercial trucks on the highways around Columbia. When you pull onto Interstate 20 or Interstate 77 at certain times, it feels like you are surrounded by an endless line of tractor trailers. The Columbia… read more
While Clinton, South Carolina is home to only 8,000 people, one of the most dangerous trucking highways in the country passes through our home town. Every year the Department of Transportation makes a list of the most dangerous highways in… read more
Being hit by a commercial truck can result in catastrophic injuries that cause significant losses and expenses. Unfortunately, the law does not give truck accident victims much time to file claims for benefits. In many cases, the injured party or… read more
It is hard work to drive a heavy truck to transport goods and products. From long hours to operating vehicles that weigh up to 80,000 pounds to meeting strict deadlines, truck drivers in South Carolina and the rest of the… read more
The trucking industry is a driving force in maintaining both our economy and our lifestyle. Commercial trucks carry goods to and from distributors on interstates, highways and local roads to destinations throughout the country, and the majority of these goods… read more
Whenever you drive, you are likely to encounter large trucks, especially as you travel along South Carolina’s interstates and other major highways. The sheer size of these trucks means that if a truck gets into an accident, it increases the… read more
Overloaded tractor-trailers and other overweight trucks pose a grave danger on South Carolina roadways. Carrying too much cargo increases the risk of serious truck accidents that can cause severe injuries or even death. Overloaded and improperly loaded trucks crisscross South… read more
Are Federal Safety Investigators Asleep at the Wheel When It Comes to Protecting Us from Tractor Trailer Crashes?
Federal truck safety regulators aren’t being aggressive enough in pulling unsafe truck drivers off the road and shutting down shoddy trucking companies and bus companies, according to the leaders of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The Federal Motor Carrier… 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.