Charla Nash

Pentagon Funded Chimp Attack Victim's Face TransplantThe U.S. military paid for Charla Nash's full face transplant in 2011 and is underwriting her follow-up treatment.
Senate Committee Advances Primate Pet BillFederal 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.
Chimp Attack Victim Seeks Primate Sale RulesA 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.
House Backs Committee to Deny Nash Ability to Sue StateThe 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.
Charla Nash Makes One Last Attempt To Sue StateThe 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.
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.
Nash's Lawsuit Denial to Be Appealed
Judge Rules Woman Who Underwent Face Transplant Following Chimp Attack Can't Sue State For $150MA Connecticut woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack was denied permission Friday to sue the state for $150 million.
Agreement To Settle In Chimp-Mauling Lawsuitawyers 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.
Chimpanzee Attack Victim Faults State OfficialsLawyers 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.
AG Says State Not To Blame In Charla Nash CaseA 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.
Chimp Attack Victim Praised For New FaceA Connecticut woman mauled by an out-of-control chimpanzee is venturing out more after a face transplant and says her new face is getting compliments.
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