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Charla Nash Appeals To Legislature To Sue The State

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Charla Nash Files Appeal Related To Chimp Attack

Charla Nash, the woman whose face and hands were ripped off by a chimpanzee in a brutal 2009 attack, asked a legislative committee Friday to let her sue the state for $150 million, telling lawmakers state officials knew “Travis the Chimp” was dangerous and failed to protect her from him.

Nash made her case before the General Assembly’s judiciary committee at a public hearing on whether her lawsuit should go forward. She is seeking $150 million in damages from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, claiming the agency failed in its regulatory duty to protect the public from dangerous animals.

Read Jon Lender’s complete story on courant.com.

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