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Charla Nash on Aug. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Conn. Woman Mauled By Chimp Lobbies Primate Transport Bill In D.C.

Charla Nash believes her presence at the nation’s capital will lend great support to the passage of the new bill.

21 hours ago

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Connecticut House: Woman Can’t Sue State Over Chimpanzee Attack

The 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.

04/29/2014

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim Sue

Some Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.

03/22/2014

Charla Nash on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Chimp Attack Victim Reaches Settlement In Lawsuit

Lawyers for the Stamford woman who was badly mauled by her friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009 have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit against the chimp owner’s estate.

11/29/2012

Charla Nash on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charla Nash Attends Hearing In Chimpanzee Attack Case

The state Claims Commissioner is being urged by the Office of the Attorney General to dismiss a claim against the state filed by Charla Nash, the Stamford woman severely disfigured by a chimpanzee in 2009.

08/10/2012

Charla Nash after a full face transplant (credit: Lightchaser Photography/Handout)

Exclusive: Charla Nash’s Lawyer Blames State For Chimp Attack, Seeks $150 Million

Attorney Charles Willinger, who represents Charla Nash, spoke exclusively with WCBS 880′s Fran Schneidau and said that the state DEEP ignored its own rules, which lead to the near fatal mauling.

04/18/2012

Charla Nash after a full face transplant (credit: Lightchaser Photography/Handout)

Charla Nash, Chimp Attack Victim, Says Conn. Gov. Malloy Knew Of Danger

In February 2009, Charla Nash was attacked by Sandra Herold’s 200-pound pet chimp Travis as she was trying to lure it back into Herold’s house. It tore ripped off her nose, lips, eyelids and hands. The attack left her blinded.

03/26/2012

Charla Nash (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut To Be Sued In Chimp Attack Case

Connecticut’s laws regarding primates as pets are back in the spotlight.

02/15/2011