Jim Ray

October 14, 2017

How to Report a Day Care Violation

As parents, we place enormous trust in the employees of day care centers.  Most of the time, everything goes well.  However, there are times when something just doesn’t seem right.  Call it a parent’s intuition.  When this happens, you should listen to it.  This article explains how to report a day care violation. Important Steps if You Suspect Day Care Center Abuse Step 1:  Check […]
September 8, 2017

STARS for KIDS NOW Rating

If you’re considering placing your child in day care, there’s a lot to consider.  One of the more important things to remember is the importance of child care background checks.  It’s not uncommon to ask around to see if friends or colleagues have opinions about certain facilities.  Depending on what you hear, you may want to do some more research. You might want to look […]
July 31, 2017

Student Killed by a JCPS Bus

A young boy was killed by a JCPS Bus, earlier today.  The bus was on Westport Road.  It appears that the boy may have tried to exit the bus before it came to a stop.  Tragically the child was pronounced dead. Details are still coming out and an investigation is underway.  These types of accidents should be avoidable.  There will be questions about: Why did […]
July 9, 2017

KY Child Care Center Abuse

Kentucky has a detailed licensure process for any company offering child care services.  The Kentucky Standards of Practice Child-Care Center Licensure guide outlines various rules and regulations.  An important section of this guide deals with Kentucky child care center abuse. The operation of day care facilities and various types of home-care fall under the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.  The Department for Community […]
June 15, 2017

Dawne Gee Case Against Baptist Health Settled

We are proud to announce the Dawne Gee case against Baptist Health settled, this week.  The incident originally occurred in 2014, leading to a law suit in 2015.  We were able to reach a settlement for an undisclosed amount. The work required in a medical malpractice case is substantial.  The gathering of evidence, the depositions, the filings all required intense preparation and scrutiny.  While the […]
April 28, 2016

Child Dead in Day Care Van

One child is too many. Yet it has happened again. Beautiful baby LaVontae Swain has needlessly died of heat exposure after being left in the day care van. The day care involved is Lil’ Kings and Queens Daycare. More troubling is the fact that the Cabinet for Health and Human Services previously investigated this very daycare at least seven times since 2012 and found deficiencies. […]