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 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.
A 36 year old female sustained numerous fractures to all the upper and lower limbs involving the left humerus, the left proximal radius and ulna at the elbow, the right midshaft radius and the left tibula and fibula. Finally, she sustained an injury to the right knee with rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and the medial ligament as well as fractures to the midshaft of the left foot and the metatarsal bones. The injured was awarded $247,027 in damages.
A 37 year old motorcyclist sustained the following orthopedic injuries suffered a comminuted fracture of the right femoral shaft, comminuted fractures of the right tibia and fibula, fracture of the right patella, fracture of the left humeral shaft , a supra-intra fracture of the left distal humerus , a degloving injury over the lateral aspect of the right foot, and fracture of his upper incisor teeth. As a result, the court awarded damages to the injured in the sum of $191,865.