Preschool/daycare center with giraffe and elephant artwork on the wall.What Happened at This Hunt County Daycare?

CADDO MILLS, TX - Three daycare workers were arrested after a child was allegedly abused at Caddo Kids Academy in Hunt County, Texas. Police were notified of the incident by a child’s mother, who reviewed video footage from that day and discovered her child being abused on camera. The parent took the child to the hospital to be assessed.

Upon learning of the alleged abuse, police reviewed the camera footage. An arrest warrant was issued, and police arrested Courtney Lyn Gaines for injury to a child – a second-degree felony.

The police also notified Child Protective Services (CPS) so they could conduct an independent investigation into the daycare and caregivers. During the investigation, two more arrest warrants were issued for other daycare staff members, Amy Baker and Olivia Grant, both of whom were arrested and booked into Hunt County Detention Center on charges of abandonment and child endangerment. Baker is listed as the owner of the daycare.

Texas Attorneys Comment on Daycare Abuse at Caddo Kids Academy

Daycare abuse, unfortunately, continues to happen to kids throughout Texas. It’s heartbreaking to see that young children continue to be subjected to abuse by reckless caregivers. Our team at The Button Law Firm works tirelessly to ensure that families and kids going through the aftermath of daycare abuse can get the justice they deserve.

Our team is saddened to see another child be harmed by the people entrusted with caring for them. The child’s mother took the proper steps in the situation by calling the police. Now, criminal investigations are underway to hold the people who committed these crimes responsible. And though this is a good start, it’s important to hold the daycare, its owners, and its managers accountable for employing dangerous caregivers and not properly monitoring and supervising their employees.

How The Button Law Firm Helps Kids After Abuse at a Texas Daycare

The Button Law Firm represents families whose children have been abused, neglected, or injured at daycare to ensure that these kids get justice and have the resources to recover from their trauma and injuries.

Daycares that cause this heartbreak and difficulty for families in Texas must be held accountable for their actions. That’s why we do what we do – we want to ensure this abuse never happens to another child.

What to Do If Your Child Was Abused or Injured at a Texas Daycare

If your child is the victim of abuse or an injury at daycare, you must start getting answers right away. Contact The Button Law Firm to start getting help on the next steps. To report the incident or injury to the state, click here.

Our daycare injury legal team has helped many families through situations like this, and we are here to help you too. Be sure to contact us by calling (214) 699-4409 or filling out the contact form below. Our team is ready to help you keep moving forward.

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