Brianna Danielle Coyle: Safety Negligence or Equipment Malfunction? Tragically Loses Life in Gaffney, SC Manufacturing Plant Accident.

Brianna Danielle Coyle: Safety Negligence or Equipment Malfunction? Tragically Loses Life in Gaffney, SC Manufacturing Plant Accident.

Brianna Danielle Coyle: Safety Negligence or Equipment Malfunction? Tragically Loses Life in Gaffney, SC Manufacturing Plant Accident. (

Was safety negligence, an equipment malfunction, or a manufacturing failure a factor in this loss of life and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Our firm represents victims of safety failures across the United States, and we have recovered nearly $200 million dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Gaffney, SC News

A young woman tragically lost her life after a work-related incident at a Gaffney, SC manufacturing plant Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. is reporting, “[a] woman working at a textile plant in Upstate South Carolina was killed when she became entangled in the machinery…[i]t happened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at [a textile plant] in Gaffney.”

According to the report, “[t]he victim was identified as Brianna Danielle Coyle, 30, of Blacksburg.” is reporting, “[w]itnesses reported Coyle became trapped at the machine where she was working…[s]he was found by co-workers and transported to Cherokee Medical Center for treatment.” Per the report, “she died in the emergency department just before 1 p.m.”

The South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the incident.

Is Justice Available? Our Legal Take


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Manufacturing plant employees, vendors and guests have a right to safety and security while on the premises of a construction site. The safety measures provided at the manufacturing plant, the malfunction of equipment, or a manufacturing failure may be at issue in this matter, and may be important in evaluating whether this tragic incident may have been prevented. Relevant factual and legal inquires include, but are not limited to:

  • What safety rules were in place to prevent this type of accident?
  • Did any such safety features fail?
  • Was the tragedy a result of a catastrophic equipment malfunction?
  • What was the condition of the machinery/equipment involved?
  • Was the construction company or property owner aware of the potential safety risks to employees?
  • Were any attempts made to service, recall or replace any malfunctioning equipment prior to the incident?

Under Workers’ Compensation laws, our legal team suggests that the family of Brianna Danielle Coyle will most likely be entitled to significant compensation as a result of this accident. While her family should be eligible for benefits under workers compensation laws, they may also hold a substantial third-party civil claim against the designer or manufacturer of any malfunctioning equipment or structures. Based on its history and experience in representing families in workers compensation and product liability claims, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the family of Brianna Danielle Coyle should retain legal counsel without delay so as to ensure that all evidence connected to the incident is preserved.


The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for individuals who have been hurt, or families whose loved ones have been lost, in a work accident or as a consequence of an unsafe property. We have obtained nearly $200 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for the family of a worker who lost his life at an unsafe property as consequence of a product defect. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

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