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Harriman Pizza Hut was found at fault for serving “excessively hard croutons” that Everett Chatman alleged broke his partial denture. Judge Jeff Wicks agreed and awarded Chatman $2,400, interest and trial costs.
Dough for denture damage

A man who claimed he broke a partial denture eating a crouton at Pizza Hut in Harriman won a judgment against the restaurant on Friday.

Roane County General Sessions Court Judge Jeff Wicks awarded Everett Chatman $2,400, interest and court costs.

“We tried to work it out with their insurance company, but they never wanted to talk,” Rockwood attorney Mark Foster said Friday. “So we went ahead and filed.”

Foster represented Chatman in the case.