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Synonyms for Sue

take (someone) to court

Synonyms

  • take (someone) to court
  • prosecute
  • bring an action against (someone)
  • charge
  • summon
  • indict
  • have the law on (someone)
  • prefer charges against (someone)
  • institute legal proceedings against (someone)

Synonyms for Sue

to institute or subject to legal proceedings

to make an earnest or urgent request

to make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

Synonyms for Sue

French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)

Synonyms

institute legal proceedings against

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He came out 72 hours later, lost several fingers and toes to frostbite and successfully sued the police for not searching hard enough.
Strait Fairey, MD, has been a family physician for more than 30 years and says he hasn't been sued because "the Lord looks out for some of us sometimes," and because his communication skills have kept him out of trouble.
About 10,000 current and former employees initiated a class action and sued the individual plan administrator and the sponsor organization for miscalculating pension benefits.
"If a company such as Adaptec can be sued for not serving its shareholders, there's a problem."
Six Unknown Named Agents of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics,(8) Federal employees can be sued, independent of any statutory authority, for alleged violations of Federal constitutional rights.
The lower court held that Aviall could not recoup its cleanup costs from Cooper because Aviall had never been sued under [section] 106 or [section] 107 of CERCLA.
The people who were suing were sick, and the companies being sued were at fault because they knew about the hazards of asbestos, but failed to warn people.
In an attempt to stop these programs the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhrMA), the trade association of the pharmaceutical industry, has sued all four states and the federal government in an attempt to halt implementation of these programs.
Loss-limiting clauses and hold-harmless provisions are potentially powerful but controversial weapons against litigation that limit how much a CPA can be sued for.
Monroe County Board of Education, that schools and universities which take federal money can be sued for damages in federal court if they do not respond adequately to complaints of student-on-student sexual harassment.
In 1997, he sued then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani over the pedestrian barriers Giuliani had erected in Midtown.
Sued physicians experience great emotional distress and the lawsuit changes forever the way they practice medicine.
She claimed she sued the firm as an investor, not a partner.
While gun makers often are sued by victims or relatives of victims of gun-related violence, no such suit against manufacturers has ever succeeded.
Moreover, a well-organized offensive team can pick and choose its issues and where and when to sue, while the sued defendants scramble to react.