Monthly Archives: April 2015

facing my abuser in court

One of the worst moments in court for me was when Ester Werbach was called to the stand. The defense announced that her father had died that week so she may have “emotional problems” because of that. But she didn’t, at all. I would describe her demeanor as emotionless, cold. I tried really hard not […]

What is SLAPP?

according to anti-slapp.org: ” SLAPPs are Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation.  These damaging suits chill free speech and healthy debate by targeting those who communicate with their government or speak out on issues of public interest. SLAPPs are used to silence and harass critics by forcing them to spend money to defend these baseless suits.  […]

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Better Birth’s latest legal action against me

UPDATE 6/17/2015 Better Birth was ultimately awarded 166$ by the court. Here is their latest filings for court costs. I blocked out the names of my therapists in red, and their paid expert witnesses in black. They are the names of people that Better Birth chose to retain at ridiculous expense, and none of them actually testified […]

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Suzanne Smith, Better Birth LLC owner, comments on patient consent

The lawsuit I brought against Better Birth LLC was focused mainly on two examinations performed by ex-employee Ester Werbach (who now deceptively goes by Nueve Lunas Maternidad online). The first examination entailed Ester Werbach digging her fingernails into my cervix during a contraction, ignoring my pleas for the examination to end because of the excruciating […]

Didn’t end up winning

The judge in the case said I cannot prove that the behavior of the staff at better birth definitively caused my damages. One of my therapists told me after the trial that this is the common outcome of sexual abuse lawsuits that she has witnessed. She said its tough, a medical practitioner can usually demonstrate […]