The “Home of Throwed Rolls” Lambert’s Cafe is being sued by a customer who claims he was injured by a roll. Attorneys for Troy Tucker filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming Tucker had sustained an eye injury when a server threw a roll at him. The suit claims that when Tucker visited Lambert’s in September of 2014 he “sustained a lacerated cornea with a vitreous detachment, and all head, neck, eyes and vision were severely damaged”. The lawsuit claims the restaurant was reckless in their actions and did not take precautions to prevent an injury to their patrons. Tucker is seeking $25,000 in damages for medical bills, legal fees, and mental anguish. Jerry Johnson, Lambert’s general manager, released a statement claiming that no servers have the intent to injure anyone while throwing the rolls.
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