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.
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.
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.
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.
.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 […]
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.
Charla 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.