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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"].
  • 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'...

    Can Charla Nash, blinded by a chimp, sue her state for $150 million?

    A woman who lost her hands, eyesight and parts of her face when she was mauled by a friend's chimpanzee renewed a bid to seek $150 million in damages from the state of Connecticut, asking lawmakers Friday to accept her argument that the state had a duty...