Minor Allegedly Reported Sexual Assaults to Facility, But No Effort Made to Investigate; Perpetrator Later Pled Guilty to Sex Crimes - Case Settled

Plaintiff claimed he was sexually assaulted by Clifford Hough, a nurse employed by UHS, on several occasions in December 2012 and January 2013 while P was receiving inpatient mental health treatment. Hough was pled guilty and sentenced to 15 years. Plaintiff alleged that the assaults were reported to the facility, but nothing was done. Plaintiff alleged that Brentwood did nothing to investigate, prevent, or intervene during the period of Hough’s assaults. ***Complaint 2-3***

This case settled Nov. 20, 2014. ***Settlement Order***