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Arizona Child Care Facilities / Day Care Centers – What Liability Insurance Requirements Apply?

By Sara J. Powell, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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Arizona child care facilities / day care centers must comply with regulations and procedures set forth in the Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) Title 9 Health Services – Chapter 5 – Department of Health Services – Child Care Facilities. Pursuant to Section R9-5-308, AAC, Arizona requires that each child care facility / day care center have a minimum of $300,000 in liability insurance coverage. This kind of insurance would cover injuries caused by negligence or lack of proper supervision resulting in personal injuries / wrongful death of a child at the facility. It is vital that facilities have this coverage in effect that that parents of injured children have a financial source of compensation for medical bills, future medical, and pain / suffering type of damages.