Naproxen Lawyer: Aleve Recall Consideration

Written by Anna Henningsgaard


Naproxen belongs to a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This basically means itís a common pain reliever amongrepparttar ranks of ibuprofen (Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), nabumentone (Relafen), and several others you are probably familiar with. Naproxen, which is sold overrepparttar 149578 counter as Aleve, is used to manage mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation. It works by reducingrepparttar 149579 production of pain chemicals inrepparttar 149580 brain. Naproxen was approved byrepparttar 149581 FDA in December, 1991.

Naproxen (Aleve) has been very successful because it has a longer half-life than many other drugs, resulting in as long as 12-hour pain relief. Because it thinsrepparttar 149582 blood, it should not be used in conjunction with any blood thinners or blood pressure lowering drugs. Beyond a few cases negative reactions, such as increased rate of lithium toxicity, Naproxen has been enjoyed widespread use without many visible problem.

However, in December of 2004repparttar 149583 FDA issued a press release describing a National Institutes of Health survey. The five-year study, in which Alzheimerís Disease patients were administered high dosages of Naproxen, had to be halted early because early inrepparttar 149584 trial 50% ofrepparttar 149585 patients had suffered heart attacks and strokes. As a result,repparttar 149586 FDA advised patients taking Aleve to followrepparttar 149587 instructions carefully, avoid exceeding recommended doses, and to stop usingrepparttar 149588 medication after 10 days.

Maritime Admiralty Law: A Short History

Written by Anna Henningsgaard


Maritime law is a legal body that regulates ships and shipping. As sea-borne transportation is one ofrepparttar most ancient channels of commerce, rules for maritime and trade disputes developed very early in recorded history. Modern admiralty law, often called simply admiralty or maritime law, has its origins inrepparttar 149577 classical Rhodian law. No primary written specimen ofrepparttar 149578 Rhodian law has survived, but it is alluded to in Roman and Byzantine legal codes as well asrepparttar 149579 customs ofrepparttar 149580 Hanseatic League,repparttar 149581 dominant trading power ofrepparttar 149582 Middle Ages and Early Modern eras.

While travelingrepparttar 149583 eastern Mediterranean onrepparttar 149584 Crusades with her first husband, King Louis VII of France, Eleanor of Aquitaine discovered a complicated and advanced system of admiralty law. She brought back this admiralty law and administered it upon her people onrepparttar 149585 island of Oleron. Later, while acting as regent for her son King Richardrepparttar 149586 Lionheart in England she foundedrepparttar 149587 British system of admiralty law. In England, special admiralty courts handle all admiralty cases. The courts do not userepparttar 149588 common law of England.

In this same way, admiralty or maritime law is distinct from standard land-based laws even today. Even within another countryís claimed waters, admiralty law states that a shipís flag dictatesrepparttar 149589 law. This means that a Canadian ship in American waters would be subject to Canadian law and crimes committed on board that ship would stand trial in Canada. Inrepparttar 149590 United Statesrepparttar 149591 Supreme Court isrepparttar 149592 highest court of appeals for admiralty cases, though they rarely progress beyondrepparttar 149593 state level. United States, admiralty law is of limited jurisdiction, so it is up torepparttar 149594 judges to assign verdicts based on a combination of admiralty and specific state law.

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