A recent report in a safety publication for employers points out that much of the cost of a worker’s job-site injury is indirect and often hidden. These costs are out-of-pocket for the employer, while the direct costs of an employee’s… read more
A bill that would allow South Carolina’s 11,000+ firefighters, volunteer firefighters, and members of law enforcement to receive workers’ compensation if they are diagnosed with a mental or stress-related illness has received strong support in the House. But the legislation… read more
Nearly every state, including South Carolina, has workers’ compensation laws requiring most employers to provide compensation for medical expenses and wages when their employers are injured at work or while performing work duties. However, one group of workers that is… read more
According to insurance data, American employers pay an estimated $1 billion every week in workers’ compensation benefits for disabling, non-fatal injuries. Employers, and insurance companies providing workers’ compensation insurance, don’t like paying out on claims for injured employees, and employees… read more
Can you get workers comp for anxiety and stress? When we think of injuries covered by workers’ compensation, we often think first of physical injuries suffered in the workplace, such as injuries from falls, overexertion, or cumulative trauma caused by repetitive… read more
Under South Carolina law, if you work from an employer as an employee any injury claim you have is subject to South Carolina Workers’ Compensation law. South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation law provides certain benefits for employees, which include medical payments… read more
When it’s your first day on the job, you want to make a good impression. You may even be on a probationary period, and even if not, it’s likely that most of your benefits, including health insurance and paid sick… read more
Could you be risking life and limb because you are digitally distracted in your workplace? Are you reading this blog post on a phone at work right now? A survey of American workers recently reported by EHS Today found that… read more
Serious injuries can put your ability to work and earn a living at risk. So when you are injured while at work or performing work duties (even if those duties take you outside the office), your employer is legally responsible… read more
If you’ve recently suffered an on-the-job injury in South Carolina, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits pay for medical bills and a portion of the lost wages of an injured worker. So, what do you… 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.