Montgomery County man sues restaurant

UTICA – A Montgomery County man has filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Utica against Boston-based Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. regarding a 2012 incident at an Albany restaurant.

Michael Smith – represented by Albany attorney Elmer Robert Keach III – filed his personal injury suit Monday. He is seeking $75,000 through jury trial in the negligence suit.

According to court papers, Smith on Sept. 5, 2012, was at Uno’s Chicago Grill on Washington Avenue in Albany and tripped on a “missing, loose, cracked, depressed, unleveled” an-or “defective” restroom floorboard. The plaintiff claims he suffered permanent face, back and rib injuries.