U.S. Military Hopes To Learn From Connecticut Chimpanzee Attack VictimConnecticut chimpanzee mauling victim Charla Nash never served in the military, but the Pentagon is watching her recovery closely.
Connecticut House: Woman Can't Sue State Over Chimpanzee AttackThe Connecticut House of Representatives on Monday sided with a legislative committee that recommended a woman blinded and disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack should not be allowed to sue the state for financial damages.
Conn. Lawmakers Deny Chimp Attack Victim's Appeal To Sue State For $150 MillionThe Judiciary Committee voted 35-3 on Wednesday to uphold last year's decision by State Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr., who denied Nash's request to sue the state for $150 million.
Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim SueSome Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.
Chimp Attack Victim Asks Again For Right To Sue State For $150MA woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack appealed Friday for permission to pursue a $150 million lawsuit against the state, appearing before lawmakers to argue that officials knew the animal was a threat and failed to take action.
Charla Nash Continues Effort To Sue State Over 2009 Chimpanzee MaulingCharla Nash is appealing the ruling by the state's Claims Commissioner who refused to waive the state's immunity in the case. The state Assembly Judiciary Committee will hear the issue to decide whether to pass a bill that would reverse the state's decision to maintain immunity.
Charla Nash, Victim Of 2009 Chimpanzee Attack, Tries Again To Sue Conn. For $150MIn February 2009, Sandra Herold’s 200-pound pet chimp Travis attacked Nash as she was trying to lure it back into Herold’s house. It ripped off her nose, lips, eyelids and hands. The attack left her blinded.