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Charla Nash (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate Committee Advances Primate Pet Bill

Federal legislation supported by a Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack, making it harder to keep primates as pets, has cleared a U.S. Senate committee.

07/30/2014

Charla Nash (Courtesy CT-N)

Chimp Attack Victim Seeks Primate Sale Rules

A woman disfigured by a chimpanzee attack in Connecticut is visiting Washington this week to urge the passage of new federal restrictions on the sale of primates as pets.

07/08/2014

Charla Nash (Courtesy Geomatrix Productions)

House Backs Committee to Deny Nash Ability to Sue State

The Connecticut House of Representatives has 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.

04/28/2014

Charla Nash (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charla Nash Makes One Last Attempt To Sue State

The Connecticut woman mauled by a friend’s chimpanzee in 2009 is making a last-ditch appeal to legislators in her bid to sue the state for $150 million, saying the attack has left her so her reliant on others that she feels like she is locked in a cage.

03/18/2014

Chimpanzee Attack Face Transplant

Connecticut Chimp Victim Appeals $150M State Lawsuit

A former Stamford woman disfigured by a friend’s chimpanzee in 2009 has appealed a decision denying her permission to sue the state for $150 million.

07/03/2013

Chimpanzee Attack Face Transplant

Nash’s Lawsuit Denial to Be Appealed

.By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN  Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A woman disfigured by a friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009 plans to appeal a decision denying her permission to sue the state for $150 million […]

06/18/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Woman Who Underwent Face Transplant Following Chimp Attack Can’t Sue State For $150M

A Connecticut woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack was denied permission Friday to sue the state for $150 million.

06/14/2013

Charla Nash (Courtesy Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Agreement To Settle In Chimp-Mauling Lawsuit

awyers for a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in Connecticut have agreed to settle a lawsuit against the estate of the primate’s now-dead owner, but there’s a dispute over the final details, according to court documents obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.

11/29/2012

Charla Nash (Brigham and Womens Hospital Photo)

Chimpanzee Attack Victim Faults State Officials

Lawyers for a Connecticut woman severely disfigured in a chimpanzee attack have filed papers accusing state officials of failing to seize the primate despite a staff member’s warning that it was dangerous before the mauling.

06/28/2012

Charla Nash (Brigham and Womens Hospital Photo)

AG Says State Not To Blame In Charla Nash Case

A woman mauled by a chimpanzee should not be allowed to sue the state, because taxpayers should not be held financially liable for injuries inflicted by a privately owned animal, a Connecticut official said.

04/14/2012

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