lawsuits

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Government Workers Are Still Waiting on Payouts from the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue for damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are still waiting to get paid.
VICE Staff
2.7.19
comedy

The Strange, Sad Story of How a Bad 'Cuck' Joke Turned Lives Upside-Down

How a personal beef with the proto-blogger Maddox led to an album of 'cuck'-themed Christmas carols and a sprawling legal battle.
Justin Caffier
1.24.19
NHL

Ottawa Senators Fans Can't Have Nice Things Because Eugene Melnyk Sucks

The Senators owner sued a business partner for a reported $700 million over a failed venture to get the team a new arena in downtown Ottawa.
Kyle Cantlon
11.23.18
fake snooze

CNN sues Trump for barring Jim Acosta from the White House

“This severe and unprecedented punishment is the culmination of years of hostility by President Trump against CNN and Acosta based on the contents of their reporting."
Rex Santus
11.13.18
NHL

NHL Reaches Settlement in Concussion Lawsuit Without Admitting Liability

The tentative agreement was announced on the same day of controversial commissioner Gary Bettman's Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Kyle Cantlon
11.12.18
News

Free Speech Hero Jordan Peterson Launches Another Defamation Lawsuit

In new court documents, Peterson indicates that he hopes the result of suing people for insulting him will be more free speech on campus.
Mack Lamoureux
9.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Juul Allegedly Knew Teens Were Using Its Products Since 2015

The allegation has been the basis of lawsuits, probes, and crackdowns—now a former company employee says it's true.
Allie Conti
8.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Mom Is Suing Juul Because Her Teen Is 'Unable to Stop' Vaping

The 15-year-old allegedly became "anxious, highly irritable, and prone to angry outbursts" after the e-cigs got him "heavily addicted to nicotine."
Drew Schwartz
7.23.18
politics

This Son of Immigrants Has Sued Trump 35 Times and Counting

California's top lawyer has been locked in legal combat against the administration. But is he too focused on Trump?
Cole Kazdin
6.4.18
addiction

Big Pharma is profiting from both opioids and overdose treatments

“Companies are cynically profiting from both ends of the crisis”
Chris Arsenault
2.15.18
diversity

Ex-Google employee claims he was fired for being white, male, and conservative

James Damore was fired after his memo went viral.
Carter Sherman
1.9.18
NFL

Chill Saints Fan Sues for Season Ticket Refund Over Player Protests

This New Orleans Saints fan is definitely getting ripped off by his lawyer.
Sean Newell
12.13.17
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