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.
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.
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.
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.
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.