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Hell's Angels bike gang sues often, despite outlaw image

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Members of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang wear gear with the club's logo and read "Goettingen" (front) as they arrive for a funeral in Ransbach-Baumbach, western Germany on August 8, 2013. THOMAS FREY/AFP/Getty Images

The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club has a reputation as one of the nation's oldest and toughest biker gangs. Turns out, they're also quite litigious.

The Hells Angels has gone after companies like Toys "R" Us, shoe vendor Zappos, and even Walt Disney for what it claimed was illegal use of the group's name and insignia. Reporter Serge Kovaleski wrote about this for the New York Times. He joins the show with more. 

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