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Gymnast Sues Time Warner, Others for $1.8B in NYC

A champion Chinese gymnast paralyzed in an accident at the 1998 Goodwill Games filed a $1.8 billion lawsuit against the former AOL Time Warner Inc. media and entertainment company and the U.S. Gymnastics Federation on Thursday, saying they and others broke promises to care for her afterward.

The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Manhattan by lawyers for Sang Lan, who broke her neck during a warm-up vault at the games in New York.

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