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Charla Nash

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  • Can't Sue State Over Known Dangers?

    Once again, the state of Connecticut declares itself to be free of responsibility after its failure to take action was followed by the death of state residents [Aug. 12, Page 1, "Crash Lawsuits Dismissed"]. In the case of Charla Nash, a state...
  • Chimp Owner, Victim Bear Responsibility

    Not to beat a dead chimpanzee, but letter writer Eric Weingartner's comments are a prime example of the pervasive notion that an individual is not responsible for his or her actions [Aug. 14, "Can't Sue Over Known Dangers"]. Chimps are dangerous...
  • Charla Nash: State Negligent In Chimp Attack

    Charla Nash: State Negligent In Chimp Attack
    I have not seen my daughter Briana's face in five years. Five long years. For me, this has been the most difficult part. I see her in my memories with a long dark ponytail. She grew her hair long so she could then cut it and donate it to charity. She...
  • 7 Years After Couple Was Killed By Falling Tree On Parkway, Family Finally Sues State

     7 Years After Couple Was Killed By Falling Tree On Parkway, Family Finally Sues State
    A 70-foot tree fell on a car driving down the Merritt Parkway in Westport in 2007, killing a husband and wife before the eyes of their 7- and 9-year old sons, who were seated behind them. Now — after a seven-year delay caused largely by the state'...
  • Woman maimed in chimp attack loses bid to sue Connecticut

    NEW YORK -- A woman who lost her face and hands in a mauling by a friend's pet chimpanzee has lost her bid to sue the state of Connecticut for damages to pay medical bills, even as legislators expressed sympathy for her plight. The decision Wednesday by...
  • Legislators Should Not Allow Chimp Victim To Sue State

    Charla Nash, who suffered grievous, life-altering injuries in a 2009 attack by a chimpanzee, deserves our deepest sympathies. An effort to allow her to file a $150 million lawsuit against the state, however, would overturn long-held precedents and open...
  • Chimp Attack Victim Deserves Court Hearing

    Connecticut's General Assembly should give Charla Nash, who was viciously attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee in Stamford in 2009, the right to sue the state for its negligence in not enforcing the law that would have protected her from harm. Last...
  • Let Charla Nash sue the state?

    Let Charla Nash sue the state?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Charla Nash -- who had her face and most of her hands ripped off in a mauling by a chimpanzee -- is seeking to sue the state for $150 million in Superior Court. State...
  • Chimp Attack Was Not The State's Fault

    Chimp Attack Was Not The State's Fault
    We all feel great sympathy for Charla Nash, the woman who was savagely attacked and mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee. It was a tragedy, a terrible accident, awful even to think about. But the taxpayers of Connecticut are not responsible for it. Ms....
  • Sandy Hook shooter's fascination with chimps, possible radio call documented in investigation

    Sandy Hook shooter's fascination with chimps, possible radio call documented in investigation
    Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza’s interest in chimps is documented in an investigative report recently released by Conneticut police. The document says a friend of Lanza’s told police that Lanza discussed chimpanzees and their...
  • Chimp Attack Victim Charla Nash Criticizes State: 'Why ... Write A Law And Not Enforce It?'

    Charla Nash says she still can't remember the brutal attack by a chimpanzee that tore off her face and hands and blinded her on Feb. 16, 2009 — but she recalls the moment she finally heard a recording of the horrifying 911 call from that day....
  • En plegaria por video, Charla Nash pide poder demandar al estado

    Charla Nash, ciega desde que fue gravemente atacada por un chimpancé que le arrancó la cara y las manos en el 2009, le dice a los legisladores en una súplica por video que sus discapacidades la hacen sentir 'encerrada... como si estuviera en una jaula.'...