Patient Allegedly Sexually Assaulted; Father Files Lawsuit

On behalf of his son, a father filed a lawsuit on March 28, 2013 against Cedar Ridge Residential Treatment Center. The father alleges that patients were “negligently and inappropriately evaluated, classified and placed,” resulting in his son being sexually assaulted by another resident. According to the petition, the assault caused physical injury and emotional pain. As of April 15, 2014, the case is ongoing.