Katt Williams faces a new lawsuit filed by a restaurant employee

Katt Williams faces more legal action after a restaurant employee claims the comedian threw a salt shaker at him.

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On April 27, 2016, Williams entered the restaurant with a group and upon hearing there would be a wait for a table he "became annoyed and irate and without provocation intentionally threw a glass salt shaker" at the employee, a lawsuit filed Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court states.

The employee was taken by ambulance to the Atlanta Medical Center emergency room where injuries required surgery and 10 stitches; afterward he had to take medication for severe inflammation, pain and suffering, the lawsuit states. The ordeal left him suffering extreme mental anguish and physical pain, it says.

The suit seeks legal fees and unspecified damages relating to medical bills and other expenses.

Last year, Williams was ordered by a Hall County judge Wednesday to pay almost $87,000 in damages after an employee at a pool supply store said Williams threw goggles at him, then punched him.

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Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.