A Louisville daycare has been shut down after two employees repeatedly struck a one-year-old girl in their care with a ruler. According to Louisville Metro Police, a security video depicts two caregivers employed by Trina’s Treehouse II, located on Cane Run Road, repeatedly striking the girl. The employees are now facing 4th degree battery charges.
The owner of Trina’s Treehouse II previously operated another facility, Trina’s Treehouse, which was shut down by authorities after a child died in her care after choking on a tack.
Victims of child abuse in Kentucky are afforded legal rights to seeks compensation for sustained injuries and suffering. Not only can the employees who perpetrated the abuse be held liable, but the daycare facility, as well. Typically such civil claims can involve allegations that the daycare negligently hired the employees, negligent trained the employees and/or negligently supervised the employees.