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Stories with person: Paul Vance
  • Conn. lawmakers: Chimp's victim can't sue state 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:32 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack says she's "heartbroken" that lawmakers denied her request to sue the state for financial damages.

  • APNewsBreak: Conn. chimp victim seeks OK to sue 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 12:19 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - 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.