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.
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
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.
Chimp Attack Victim Awaits Face TransplantCharla Nash, a Stamford woman mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago, is eagerly waiting for a donor who would enable her to undergo face and hand transplant surgery.