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January 2, 2007

Lawsuit is filed against Narconon

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Ryder also alleges that Narconon staff members prepared a document they wanted him to sign and, when he refused because he wanted an attorney to look at it first, he was “isolated, interrogated and repeatedly badgered.” In addition, the lawsuit says, the staff told Ryder that if he didn’t sign he would be kicked out of the treatment program, but once he did sign “he was escorted out of the Narconon facility and discharged from the program without a refund …”

Ryder is asking the court to issue a judgment against Narconon for damages, including medical expenses, attorneys fees, lost income and pain and suffering.

Officials for Narconon could not be reached for comment by press time.

Contact Doug Russell at drussell@mcalesternews.com.

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