CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A household has filed a lawsuit in opposition to Disney Cruise Strains, saying their 3-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by an older little one inside a ship’s day care middle because of understaffing and poor coaching of staff.

The lawsuit filed final month in federal courtroom in Orlando says staff working within the Disney Fantasy’s day care middle didn’t inform them of the assault throughout a January 2020 journey and weren’t adequately skilled or licensed to work with kids.

Disney Cruise Line spokesperson Cynthia Martinez informed the Orlando Sentinel that the household’s allegations have been “wholly with out benefit.”

“The plaintiffs’ first allegations have been reported to the FBI, and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Workplace investigated them and decided them to be unfounded,” Martinez stated in a press release. “The plaintiffs have now come again with a distinct story, which is equally unfounded, that one other younger feminine little one acted inappropriately with their little one. We are going to vigorously defend this case in courtroom.”

The lawsuit, which seeks $20 million, argues that staff ought to have separated kids by age group to scale back the chance of sexual abuse and staff ought to have positioned the kid within the nursery for youthful kids. The kid accused of improperly touching the lady has not been recognized to the household, stated Michael Winkleman, the legal professional representing the household from Vermont.

“It’s simple to say it is a dad or mum’s worst nightmare,” Winkleman informed the Orlando Sentinel. “They went on a Disney cruise, they put their little one in, mainly, the day care of Disney. That is about the very last thing that they’d ever think about would occur.”