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 To Appeal To Conn. Lawmakers For Right To Sue State Over Chimp AttackNash 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.
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.
Chimp Attack Victim Reaches Settlement In LawsuitLawyers 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 Attends Hearing In Chimpanzee Attack CaseThe 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.