Female Patient Allegedly Sexually Assaulted in Her Room

On October 24, 2011, Crystal Booth filed a lawsuit against Cedar Ridge Hospital on behalf of her daughter, Brittany Booth. According to the petition, Brittany was admitted to Cedar Ridge on November 2, 2009 for the treatment of major depression. Early one morning Brittany allegedly awoke to find an adult male in her room and he sexually assaulted Brittany. The man is alleged to have been in the Oklahoma Correctional System at the time of the incident. The petition claims Cedar Ridge breached its duty of care by placing an adult male in Brittany’s treatment group, failing to monitor the hallways and rooms as promised, failing to monitor security video, allowing the male to have easy access to Brittany’s room, and failing to protect Brittany from an unwanted visitor with criminal intent. As of April 15, 2014, the case is ongoing.