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Central Iowa Babysitter Arrested After Toddler Falls from Vehicle

By Beattie Law Firm of Beattie Law Firm, P.C. posted in Current Events on Monday, December 30, 2013.

Recently in Des Moines, a babysitter was arrested due to a toddler that was under her care, falling from a moving vehicle. The toddler was found sitting on Highway 141 in Central Iowa.


More and more frequently the news is reporting on stories about childcare abuse, neglect and injuries due to the lack of attention that babysitters are focusing on children.


The most common types of injuries caused from babysitters are:

  1. Children left in vehicle on a warm or cold day
  2. Children left unattended
  3. Children left behind at group outing facilities
  4. Unsafe playground equipment
  5. Chemicals and/or medications that are easily accessible to children


If your child reports any type of danger or harm that was a result of your childcare provide, please contact the police immediately.


If your child has injuries and the police have been informed of the situation, please make sure to reach out to Beattie Law Firm to know your rights and get a FREE consultation.