Jacob Diesselhorst

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Edmond, Oklahoma

Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst
Jacob Diesselhorst
Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 2002

Education: The University of Oklahoma College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
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Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst

15401 North May Ave
Edmond, OK 73013 Visit website


Jacob  is passionate about representing the victims and survivors of catastrophic injury and wrongful death in Oklahoma.  Jacob makes a point to develop a close relationship with each client, to build trust and respect.  Jacob leads our birth injury/ birth trauma team where he works tirelessly to obtain justice for our youngest clients and their families.  His commitment to his clients and his unmatched work ethic contributes greatly to his ability to resolve cases successfully thereby helping these families to have the resources they for present and future care. 


Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Personal injury - plaintiff, Brain injury, Trucking accidents

  • 90% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2002, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://oklahomainjurylaw.com/attorneys/jacob-d-diesselhorst...

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Oklahoma Arts Council
  • Fairview Oklahoma Public Schools
  • OK Energy FC Soccer Club
  • Edmond Soccer Club
  • MND BackPack Drive for students who attend Title 1 schools
  • Northwestern University Athletics 
  • Deer Creek Public Schools
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Super Lawyer 2014 to present
  • Top Attorney in Oklahoma Award 2017, 2016, 2021
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star2011, 2012, 2013
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Trial Lawyer that represented his clients on both the local level and on appeal to a successful conclusion., Trial Lawyer, Andrew v Depani-Sparkes, 2017 OK 42, 396 P.3d 210
  • Jacob was a member of the forum discussing the Pros and Cons of HIE and cooling, Guest Speaker, Obstetric Malpractice Claims: Understanding the Controversy Around HIE and Coolin, American Conference Institute 20th Annual Advanced Forum
  • Jacob and Glendell were members of the forum who discussed the ins and outs of the Tulsa County Jury Trial resulting in $5,750,000 unanimous Plaintiff's verdict, Guest Speaker, The Result Episode #22, Preferred Capital Funding
  • Settlement: $7,000,000 Permanent hypoxic brain injury caused during labor and delivery leading to crebral palsy
  • Settlement: $400,000  Birth injury brachial plexus case
  • Jury Verdict: $800,000 birth injury, brachial plexus case
  • Settlement: $1,000,000 Medical Malpractice case
  • Settlement: $1,000,000 Birth Injury Wrongful death case
  • Settlement: $2,825,000 Birth injury case
  • Settlement: $3,200,000 Birth injury case
  • Settlement: $3,500,000 Birth injury case
  • Settlement: $3,925,000 Birth Injury Case
  • Settlement: $4,000,000 Birth injury case
  • Settlement: $4,500,000 Birth injury case
  • Settlement: $4,750,000 Birth Injury case
  • Jury Verdict: $5,750,000 Medical Malpractice, Tulsa County
  • $500,000.00 settlement in medical malpractice case involving femoral nerve injury
  • 1.175 million dollar verdict in medical malpractice case in Eastern District Federal Court in Muskogee
  • $1.6 million settlement in medical error case for misread MRI of spinal cord leading to quadrapelgia
  • $4.5 million verdict in medical malpractice case
  • $4.7 million settlement in brain injured baby case
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Member, American Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Oklahoma State University- Stillwater, OK, B.A. in Political Science, Business, With Honors, 1999
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman Oklahoma with Juris doctorate degree graduating with honors, 2002
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • from 2002 to present admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association, 2002
  • American Association for Justice, Leaders forum member
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice Advisory Board, Legislative Committee and Executive Board
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Section
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • Admitted to the New Jersey Bar Association
  • Tom Wallace Award, Oklahoma Association for Justice, 2008
  • , Best Attorney for Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice, 405 Magazine
  • Recognized as top personal injury verdict in the United States for 2020 for Medical Malpractice case involving personal injury and leg amputation., Top 100 Verdicts in Personal Injury in the United States, Topverdicts.com, 2020
  • Leadership in Law Award, Journal Record, 2011

Office location for Jacob Diesselhorst

15401 North May Ave
Edmond, OK 73013

Phone: 800-539-0652


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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