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01. She was hit by a drunk driver, and seriously injured, so she [sued] the guy for over $25,000.
02. Some lady in the U.S. [sued] MacDonald's for thousands of dollars after she burnt herself with her coffee because she said their coffee was too hot.
03. The brakes on their new car failed while they were driving it, and they were in a serious accident, so they are [suing] the company that made it for over $1 million.
04. She [sued] her husband for divorce after discovering that he was having an affair with her best friend.
05. The doctor was [sued] by a patient who almost died after she was prescribed the wrong kind of medicine.
06. Actress Kim Basinger was [sued] by a movie company after she broke a contract to star in their movie.
07. The politician [sued] the newspaper after it printed an article which accused him of lying to the public.
08. Richard was [sued] by a neighbor after he hit her while backing out of his driveway.
09. A number of people in Canada are [suing] the government for experimenting on them with drugs while they were patients in a mental hospital about 40 years ago.
10. Thousands of woman in this country have filed a [suit] against a company which manufactures breast implants, after suffering health problems caused by leaks from the implants.
11. The school was [sued] by the parents of a young girl who was seriously injured in gym class when a piece of equipment broke while she was using it.
12. She threatened to [sue] her neighbor if he ever touched her son, after the neighbor said he would spank the boy for stealing apples from his tree.
13. In 1990, it was reported that two ex-members of the Swedish rock group Abba were [suing] their record company for cheating them out of a portion of their royalties.
14. In December of 1970, Paul McCartney [sued] the other three Beatles to dissolve their partnership, and gain control of his financial interests.
15. Fred Allen once joked, "I learned law so well, the day I graduated I [sued] the college, and got my tuition fees back."

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