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Re: Automobile accident
From: Desiree Capuano <>
To: Patrick <>
Date: Fri, Jun 12 2015 12:24:11 pm
Or are you saying that Blue Cross was on the freeway with the police and
the other people in the accident??  Demanding that I get into the

On Friday, June 12, 2015, Desiree Capuano  wrote:

> Blue Cross had nothing to do with anything at all...that doesn't make
> sense.  They would have required it out else...?  What?? They wouldn't
> continue coverage??  Did you inform them of the accident, because I don't
> remember calling them to let them know.  Are you saying that the police
> reported the accident to Blue Cross???
> On Friday, June 12, 2015, Patrick  > wrote:
>>  Desiree:
>> I did not say "immediately after".  I said "after".  "After" means ANY
>> TIME after the given point.  Going to the hospital immediately after the
>> accident would not have been a "choice" on your part.  Blue Cross would
>> have required it.  And if you refused then they would not have covered any
>> complications resulting from the accident.  That is how insurance works.
>> On 06/12/2015 12:10 PM, Desiree Capuano wrote:
>> 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
>> bleeding.
>> 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.