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Re: Automobile accident
From: Desiree Capuano <>
To: Patrick <>
Date: Fri, Jun 12 2015 12:10:34 pm
Richard - you don't seem to understand, I never went to the hospital
following the car accident.  I should have, yes, but I didn't.  There were
no x-Rays after the accident.  There was no hospital visit until the

On Friday, June 12, 2015, Patrick  wrote:

>  Desiree:
> Your accounting of the "facts" do not stand up to scrutiny.  Please see my
> comments, inline.
> On 06/12/2015 11:34 AM, Desiree Capuano wrote:
> Richard that is not what happened at all.  Your account of the details of
> that day are grossly inaccurate.  I didn't lock myself in the bathroom, I
> was not in there for "some amount of time", and I told you when you asked
> me that I absolutely did not inflict any harm on myself.
> The accident ripped the placenta - this was verified by the doctor when I
> had Sage as I was not allowed to go into labor or have contractions.
> Are you suggesting that the ultrasounds and x-rays you received after the
> accident, but before the UCLA visit, were unable to detect any
> abnormalities, and your own gynecologist was unable to detect any
> problems?  Yet, miraculously, out of the blue, three weeks AFTER  the
> accident the placenta suddenly separated from the uterus?  Unprovoked?
> Are we then to believe that it was only 2 years later, during a subsequent
> pregnancy, that another doctor was able to determine that the matter was
> caused by a car accident three years earlier?  Of course, that doctor was
> basis any such diagnosis on what you told him - not on the records he would
> have obtained from UCLA.  Did you tell that doctor about the records at
> UCLA?  I suspect not.
> It was the stress of crying over you telling that you didn't want me or
> G***** that caused the bleeding to start that day.
> Are you suggesting that the stress, which you had imposed upon yourself
> (all stress is self induced), caused you to start bleeding?  Why would you
> suddenly be stressed about me not wanting to have children?  I made it very
> clear to you before you even became pregnant that I didn't want children.
> You wouldn't know that because you were calmly sitting at the restaurant
> drinking a martini.
> That is incorrect.  There was no where near the hotel to get a martini and
> I was in the hotel room with you.  Otherwise, how could I have even known
> that you were in the bathroom, crying and bleeding?  I didn't have a mobile
> phone.
> And seriously, If there had been ANY evidence of trauma to the abdominal
> region in the hospital, whether self-inflicted or not, the police would
> have called.
> As always, your understanding of the law is misguided.  Until the fetus is
> removed from the host, it is not considered a life of it's own and there is
> no law prohibiting the self-termination of a pregnancy.  A doctor is not
> required to notify the police of such.
> That was not even a subject that was brought up in the hospital.
> It's in your chart!  Why don't you obtain and read the existing records
> before you respond?
> Once again, you are distorting the facts and the truth to make it appear
> how you want.
> All I ever do is recount what is in the supporting evidence.  Memory is
> unreliable and skewed.  My statements are based on what is in the reports
> and records.  I would be very curious to review the medical reports from
> your pregnancy with Sage.  Perhaps you would be kind enough to tell me who
> that doctor was and I can have my investigator "reach out" to his/her
> assistant.
> Patrick
> On Friday, June 12, 2015, Patrick  > wrote:
>> Good morning, Desiree.
>> It seems to me you are still using the automobile accident that you were
>> involved in, on the 405, in July 2000, as the basis for G*****'s premature
>> birth (and the ROP that resulted from such premature birth), and to gain
>> people's pity.
>> I wish to review the facts so that we can put that matter to rest once
>> and for all.
>> 1. Following the accident, paramedics arrived on the scene.  They
>> inspected you for possible injuries and found none.  You informed them you
>> were pregnant.  They performed further tests to ensure no harm to the
>> uterus and fetus.  No harm was found.  In their professional opinion they
>> did not believe it was necessary to bring you to the hospital for further
>> inspection and/or tests.
>> 2. At that time we had Blue Cross PPO medical insurance, under a group
>> plan from the job I had with Fetch Technologies.  It is a very standard
>> policy of EVERY health insurance provider that, if an accident occurs and
>> there is even the slightest possibility of injuries then the recipient MUST
>> submit for medical tests.  That is because the cost of the tests is only a
>> fraction of the cost of the medical care that may result if there are
>> injuries and they are ignored.  So, obviously, Blue Cross also did not
>> consider your condition worthy of further testing.
>> 3. If there was actually a uterine rupture, as you keep claiming, there
>> would have been other signs, which you would not have been able to ignore,
>> including abnormal heart rate in the fetus; abdominal pain; vaginal
>> bleeding; irritation to the diaghragm; and internal bleeding.  You had none
>> of those symptoms.  If the paramedics had even the smallest evidence to
>> support the belief that there may have been a uterine rupture (or any other
>> damage/injury) then they would have taken you to the hospital - especially
>> since you were pregnant.
>> 4. The police and insurance reports of the accident clearly state there
>> were no injuries to you.
>> 5. After the accident, you walked away from it - literally!  You walked
>> to a payphone and called me at work to inform me of the accident.  You
>> insisted you were fine.  When I got home from work that evening you were
>> fine and not experiencing any discomfort.  If you had any type of rupture
>> or "tear" (as you keep calling it), you would have been very uncomfortable.
>> 6. Following the accident, you continued to attend your gynecologist, who
>> continued to do ultrasounds, and found no abnormalities.
>> 7. A few weeks after the accident we had a substantial argument, wherein
>> I pointed out how "bad things" seemed to keep happening to you and how that
>> was causing us so many complications (namely financial).  You cried and
>> said you wanted us to go back to Phoenix so you could be close to your
>> mother...what with the pregnancy and all.  I told you I didn't want to
>> leave LA.  You locked yourself in the bathroom for some period of time.  I
>> eventually asked if you were okay.  You were crying and said you were
>> bleeding.  I brought you to the UCLA Medical Center on Carson Street.
>> During the course of the many, repetitious questions from the interns and
>> residents, you admitted to them:
>> a) you had never been pregnant before;
>> b) you had never had an abortion before;
>> c) earlier that evening, you were upset about a fight we had had and had
>> been hitting yourself in the stomach;
>> d) you had been in a car accident a few weeks earlier.
>> 8. It was determined that the cause of the bleeding was from hitting
>> yourself in the stomach earlier that evening.  The doctors referred you to
>> attend psychological counseling on an outpatient basis.  You said you
>> would, but of course, you never did.
>> 9. After that stomach punching incident, you stopped attending your
>> gynecologist.
>> 10. After that trip to the UCLA Medical Center I immediately agreed to
>> move back to Phoenix "so you could be close to your family" during the
>> pregnancy.
>> Now, what I would like from you is for you to deny these claims and call
>> me a liar.  I will then, gladly, post the medical, insurance, and police
>> reports to your website.  Yes, medical reports are confidential, but you
>> live in the "greatest country in the world", where anything can be
>> purchased!  Yay, America!
>> So, I will assume that the world (and G*****) will not be hearing any
>> more of that drivel from you that he was born premature and has ROP because
>> of a car accident.
>> Good day,
>> Patrick
>> P.S. I've BCC'd all of the relevant parties.