Injured workers navigating the South Carolina workers’ compensation system may find themselves ready to return to work under physical restrictions provided by their workers’ comp doctor. If you’re in this situation, you must follow these restrictions until you have recovered… read more
Manufacturing is a major industry in South Carolina. According to recent stats from the National Association of Manufacturers, it accounted for almost $40 billion in output for the state in a single year. Additionally, nearly 12% of South Carolina’s entire… read more
After suffering a work injury, things may feel like they’ve gone from bad to worse. Now, you’re contemplating quitting your job. Maybe it’s because you no longer feel safe or physically capable of handling the job. Or, it could be… read more
Many workers may be hesitant to file a workers’ compensation claim after an injury on the job, incorrectly assuming only certain high-risk industries or serious and disfiguring injuries qualify. The truth is that any injury or illness received while performing… read more
Many of our workers’ compensation clients call us after they receive a letter telling them their workers’ comp claim has been denied. If your claim has been denied, don’t just take the insurance company’s word for it. News flash –… read more
If you have been injured at work in South Carolina, you are likely entitled to financial protection through the workers’ compensation system. This system allows injured workers to recover money for medical expenses, lost wages, and disability benefits, even if… read more
While many of us have worked from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, certain essential workers have continued to report to work, where they risk catching the coronavirus. Those who become ill because of exposure through their job duties would ordinarily… read more
As businesses re-open after closures during the coronavirus pandemic, there is more risk for workers to be exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) advises in a recent update. That makes it more… read more
Sometimes an unscrupulous employer will decide that the easiest way to limit the cost of a workers’ compensation claim is to fire the injured worker. Anyone on workers’ compensation who finds themselves in this situation should contact a workers’ comp… read more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) says the 24 mining fatalities in the U.S. in 2019 were the fewest annual fatalities ever recorded. Last year is only the fifth year with fewer than 30 mining fatalities… 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.