South Carolina lawmakers propose to fight distracted driving with the Hands-Free Act, which would make it illegal to hold a cell phone, computer or other wireless device while driving in South Carolina. Cell phones are a common source of distraction… 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
Saluda Nursing Home in South Carolina has been cited after failing to protect a resident from abuse. Don’t wait. Get help for nursing home abuse today. Two Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) were helping a resident get into her bed. One… read more
Residents Suffer Injuries from Multiple Falls at Brian Center Nursing Care – St. Andrews in Columbia
Brian Center Nursing Care – St. Andrews in Columbia, SC, has been cited for failing to prevent falls for its residents. This facility was profiled in one of our previous blog posts after failing to follow state reporting regulations, which… read more
If you have been injured in a car accident in South Carolina, the basis of any insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit you file will be the police report from the accident. You need to obtain a copy of the… read more
Few of us ever face the kind of workplace hazards and stress that firefighters and law enforcement officers confront regularly while performing their jobs. Firefighters face doubling the risk of work-related injuries as the average worker, according to the Bureau… read more
At Brian Center Nursing Home Care – St. Andrews, an altercation between two residents revealed the nursing home’s cavalier attitude toward protecting residents and negligence in following state reporting regulations. Don’t wait. Get help for nursing home abuse today. Resident… read more
Numerous issues surrounding e-cigarettes have raised concerns in recent months about the dangers of JUUL and vaping products in general. The most widespread concern is the development of a serious respiratory condition known as “e-cigarette or vaping associated lung injury”… read more
Lake Emory Post Acute Care in Inman, SC, has been cited for failing to protect residents from sexual abuse. A nursing home resident with a “well-documented history of sexually abusive behavior” sexually abused another resident. Don’t wait. Get help for… read more
South Carolina has one of the most serious drunk driving problems of any state, according to a new report released by The Zebra, an online insurance brokerage service. Almost 30 percent of all fatal car crashes in South Carolina in… 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.