Former Clinic Worker Files Lawsuit Against Lindsay Lohan

The lawsuit stems from allegations involving a Dec. 12 confrontation with a worker at the Betty Ford Center

Thursday, Jul 21, 2011  |  Updated 8:09 PM CDT
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 06: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a probation revocation hearing at the Beverly Hills Courthouse on July 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Lindsay Lohan was found in violation of her probation for the August 2007 no-contest plea to drug and alcohol charges stemming from two separate traffic accidents, she is scheduled to surrender on July 20, 2010 to serve her 90 day jail sentence. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lindsay Lohan

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A former Betty Ford Center worker asked for $1 million in damages in a lawsuit filed Thursday against actress Lindsay Lohan.

The employee, Dawn Bradley, claimed Lohan assaulted her when she was undergoing treatment at the facility. Bradley claimed the alleged assault resulted in "great mental, physical and nervous pain and suffering.''

The confrontation occurred Dec. 12, according to the lawsuit. Bradley was fired from the Betty Ford Center after discussing the incident on camera with celebrity website TMZ.

Prosecutors in Riverside County have declined to charge Lohan with battery.

The filing comes on the same day the 25-year-old actress was in court for a progress report regarding terms of her probation.
 

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