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

Charla Nash To Appeal To Conn. Lawmakers For Right To Sue State Over Chimp Attack

Nash contends the state had the authority and obligation to seize the dangerous animal. But a state commissioner last year dismissed Nash’s request for permission to sue the state government for $150 million.

03/19/2014

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

Charla Nash, Chimp Attack Victim, Reveals New Face

Charla Nash, the Stamford woman who was attacked and disfigured two years ago in a chimpanzee attack, went public for the first time since her face transplant surgery.

08/11/2011

Charla Nash (credit: CBS 2)

Chimp Attack Victim Charla Nash Receives ‘Fantastic’ Face Transplant

Charla Nash, the Stamford woman whose face was destroyed when her friend’s pet chimp went berserk two years ago, has received a face transplant that looks fantastic, according to her brother.

06/10/2011