With years of experience, Deon Goldschmidt, Esq., has been practicing personal injury law for over 2 decades. He has successfully helped hundreds of accident victims claim damages from their injuries. In addition, Mr. Goldschmidt has gained extensive experience in the field of medical malpractice.
A native of Johannesburg, South Africa, he earned his law degree in 1992 from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He is a member of the California Bar and is also admitted to practice in S.A.
Mr. Goldschmidt is committed to using his vast experience in personal injury law to assist clients in the San Diego area, where he resides.
Mr. Goldschmidt’s core practice areas include:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Personal Injury
- Animal Bites
- Insurance Law
- Medical Malpractice
- Slip and Fall
Some of Mr. Goldschmidt’s most celebrated cases include the following:
A young lady underwent a routine shoulder surgery when the doctor inadvertently injured her Brachial Plexus Nerve. The doctor was adamant he was not negligent and the matter went to binding arbitration where the arbitrator awarded in excess of $ 1,450,000.00 after a grueling arbitration.
A 28 year old male who sustained serious brain damage in a head on motor vehicle accident. In addition the injured suffered multiple fractures including fractures of the femur, tibia, fibula, multiple rib fractures, and fracture of the orbit of the eye. Mr. Goldschmidt was successful in proving negligence on the part of the insured driver and the injured was awarded $480,000 in damages.
A 32 year old attorney sustained catastrophic head injuries and quadriplegia as a result of a head on collision. As a result, he required full time care and could no longer work. The injured was awarded $450,000.