Georgia Daycare Owners to Pay $9.85 Million After Drowning Accident
The parents of a two-year-old boy who died after drowning at a daycare facility in Buford, GA in March 2009 have been awarded $9.85 million by a Gwinnett County jury. The daycare facility was not properly licensed.
According to a WBTV.com story after the incident, the woman watching the children left the room to use the bathroom. The child was left unattended and wandered off, falling into the above-ground swimming pool. There were four children, ranging from 2 to 9 years old, at the facility at the time of the incident.
The couple that ran the facility had their five children placed in protective custody at the time of the accident. The couple was jailed at the time.
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