lawsuits

beer

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules

The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Tom Perkins
4.25.19
Munchies

Arizona Sued for Falsely Claiming That Its Green Tea Contains Ginseng

The best-selling green tea drink has no “detectable” amount of ginseng, laboratory tests concluded.
Bettina Makalintal
4.25.19
Fighting Words

Big Pharma’s Millions Won’t Solve the Opioid Crisis

Money from the first big opioid addiction settlement is being spent in the wrong places.
Maia Szalavitz
4.10.19
Food delivery

Philadelphia Restaurant Sues Grubhub Over 'Illegal' Business Practices

Tiffin's owner claims Grubhub charged him unfairly for phone calls that didn't include orders.
Bettina Makalintal
3.18.19
Off-Menu

It's Friday, March 1, and You Can Buy the Now-Dilapidated Burgermobile from 'Good Burger'

Plus, Huge Ass Beers and Giant Ass Beer are facing off in federal court over who owns the rights to, uh, big-ass beers.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.1.19
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
2.6.19
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
1.23.19
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
law

In These States, You Can Sue the Person Your Spouse Cheated With

In 2011, a North Carolina judge ordered a woman to pay $30 million to her husband's ex-wife because the more recent relationship began with infidelity. Despite criticism, a few states still allow for such "alienation of affection" lawsuits.
Kimberly Lawson
12.26.18
Internet

NY State Residents Will Get $62.5 Million In Settlement For Terrible Broadband

The settlement with Charter Spectrum is the largest consumer refund from an ISP in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.18.18
hawaii

Hawaiian Snacks Potato Chips Are Being Sued for Not Being Hawaiian

"Pinnacle is exploiting the State of Hawaii for its own financial benefit, at the expense of the deceived consumers," the lawsuit reads.
Hannah Keyser
11.30.18
Culture

Blac Chyna's Lawsuit Against the Kardashians Will Move Forward in Court

Blac Chyna claims the Kardashian family "defamed" and "slut-shamed" her in an attempt to get her reality show canceled.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.28.18
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