The scores from the 1-minute test determine how well the baby tolerated childbirth, and the 5-minute score is meant to give insight into how the baby is doing outside of the womb. While the Apgar test is one way of measuring an infant’s health after childbirth, parents should remember when they hear these numbers that the Apgar test is not the only health assessment of a child, nor does it predict the long-term health of a child.
If you are involved in an accident, you have every right to seek compensation for your injuries. But insurance companies will look for reasons to pay you less. If an insurance company finds that you have a pre-existing condition, they may try to reduce any compensation or not pay you at all
New York personal injury law uses comparative fault calculations when determining responsibility and compensation for an accident. This means that when courts look to award monetary compensation to an accident victim, they will look to see if the accident victim did something that contributed to the accident.
If you are driving a vehicle that is hit from behind by another vehicle, you are at high risk of suffering a whiplash injury. Whiplash is a neck injury that happens when your head is jerked back and forth rapidly.
We trust our healthcare providers to make the right decisions for us. If they prescribe something, we’ll take it. If they say we need surgery, we’ll get the surgery. Most of the time that’s the right course of action and our trust in them is well founded.