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Man suffers injuries after trench collapse in Nebraska

Imagine working for a company that you trust. You get into a trench to work on your job, and then you realize it's collapsing. You can't get out quick enough, and now you're left with injuries. You're fortunate that you got out alive, as many in these situations don't. Now, you can file for workers' compensation to help you with your medical expenses and lost wages until you're back on your feet.

2 companies cited for worker's serious injuries in Nebraska

Whenever someone is seriously hurt on the job, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigates the injury. When the OSHA completes the investigation, it may decide to fine the business where the person was injured due to failing to uphold safety standards or other regulations. That's what happened in this case from 2016 that recently had the investigation completed.