David Dobrik and Jeff WittekThe fight has officially moved into legal territory.
According to court documents obtained by E! News on June 23, former Vlog Squad member Wittek is suing Dobrik for $10 million in damages related to “general negligence and willful tort” following a near-fatal accident that occurred in June 2020.
In the complaint filed in Los Angeles, Calif., Wittek, 32, said that as a result of the actions of Dobrik, 25, he suffered “loss of wages, hospital and medical expenses, and loss of earning capacity.”
In Wittek’s YouTube documentary series 2021 Do not try this at homethe YouTuber shared details behind the incident which he said caused damage to his face and skull.
Explaining that he was trying to make a funny video with a group of vloggers while they were in Utah, Wittek said that at one point the group decided to put a digger in a lake and swing people around on a rope. In his video, Wittek said that Dobrik was in the driver’s seat of the excavator when it was his turn to participate.