lawsuits

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
Munchies

Irish Burger Chain Beats McDonald's in Trademark Dispute Over Who Owns "Mac"

The ruling paves the way for Supermac’s to expand into Europe and the UK.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.17.19
brewery

Women-Only Craft Beer Forum Shut Down By Men’s Rights Activist

Ting Su, co-founder of Eagle Rock Brewery and host of the event, now finds herself needing to raise money for a legal defense fund.
Beth Demmon
10.21.18
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
8.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Mum 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
7.24.18
WTF

Vineyard Owner Sues Google Over Negative Reviews Calling the Winery a 'Toilet'

The reviews also describe the wine as tasting like "geriatric vagina."
Jelisa Castrodale
6.4.18
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
WTF

Man Sues Halo Top After Learning That It's Actually Diet Ice Cream

He thought it was 'real' ice cream because halos are yellow, and so is butter, or something.
Danielle Wayda
5.14.18
lawsuit

Blogger Sues Food Network for Allegedly Copying Her Cupcake Recipe

Recipes aren't typically covered by copyright law, but expression is.
Alex Swerdloff
6.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Family Is Still Being Terrorised by the 'Watcher' Stalking Their House

After getting creepy mail from someone called the "Watcher" back in 2014, the Broadduses say they've received another "sinister" letter.
Drew Schwartz
3.30.17
News

An Expert Explains Why It Would Be So Hard to Sue President Donald Trump

After he enters the White House, Trump acquires a whole lot of immunities.
Mike Pearl
11.12.16
Ask A Lawyer

Can Brands Really Make Artists Change Their Names?

Burberry's suit against Burberry Perry is the latest in a long history of brands and artists clashing over trademark infringement.
Jessica Meiselman
8.1.16
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