Joel W. Brodd

Joel W. Brodd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chippewa Falls, WI

Brodd Law Firm LLC
 | 33 West Cedar St., Suite 200
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Phone: 715-861-2222
Fax: 715-861-2223
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2011 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%)
Attorney Profile

Joel W. Brodd is a personal injury trial lawyer and a vigorous and compassionate advocate who has represented injured people for the past 35 years, having successfully resolved hundreds of significant, serious personal injury and product liability cases in Wisconsin, Minnesota and throughout the upper Midwest. Joel has tried over 45 cases to verdict, including auto collisions, product liability and premises liability cases. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been awarded the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Joel is a member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Minnesota Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, Public Justice Foundation and is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He often accepts referrals from other attorneys to represent their clients.

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About Joel Brodd

Admitted: 1982, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://broddlawfirm.com/attorney-overview/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • AV Preeminent - Martindale Hubbell, 2008
  • Civil Trial Advocate - National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1994
  • Admitted to practice in United States Claims Court, 1984

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, member of the Board of Directors

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Distracted driving presentations to area high school students.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Plaintiff v. Defendant, Washington County, Minnesota – Soft tissue10/26/89 – Verdict $30,319 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Ramey County, Minnesota – Hip fracture1/18/90 – Verdict $477,376.24 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dunn County, Wisconsin – Hip fracture2/22/90 - Verdict $66,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Polk County, Wisconsin – Collarbone fracture3/9/90 – Verdict – no liability Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dunn County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue3/22/90 – Verdict $63,391.50 Plaintiff v. Defendant, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue5/23/90 – Verdict $273,168.50 (Settled after appeal for $494,416.88) Plaintiff v. Defendant, St. Croix County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue10/19/90 – Verdict $25,006 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dunn County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue10/24/90 – Verdict $60,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Western District of Wisconsin – Product liability10//30/91 – Verdict $233,288.15 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Pierce County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue8/16/91 – Verdict $83,351.66 Plaintiff v. Defendant, St. Croix County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue1/14/92 – Verdict $45,424.62 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dunn County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue10/13/92 – Settled before closing: $42,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Ramsey County, Minnesota – Soft tissue10/11/92 – Verdict $16,650 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dane County, Wisconsin – Ankle fracture11/19/92 – Verdict $280,419.67  Plaintiff v. Defendant, Washington County, Minnesota – Soft tissue4/28/93 – Settled before closing: $50,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dunn County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue5/13/93 – Verdict $45,537.15 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Goodhue County, Minnesota – Soft tissue5/20/93 – Verdict $216,065.58 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Pierce County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue5/25/93 – Verdict $52,264.37 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue, back injury9/17/93 – Verdict $631,895.87 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Ramsey County, Minnesota – TMJ2/17/94 – Verdict $134,322 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Pierce County, Wisconsin – Eye injury3/17/94 – Inconsistent Verdict (Settled after trial $33,000)  Plaintiff v. Defendant, St. Croix County, Wisconsin – Soft tissue9/12/94 – Verdict $15,259.83 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Vilas Co., Wisconsin – Soft tissue1/20/95 – Verdict $14,963.85 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Goodhue County, Minnesota – No Fault PIP Benefits for Attorney11/4/98 – Verdict $69,380.00 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Washington County, Minnesota – Soft tissue08/15/01 – Verdict - $346,916.43Plaintiff v. Defendant, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin4/13/01 – Verdict: No liability Plaintiff v. Defendant, Hennepin County, Minnesota8/6/02 – Arbitration $72,512.67 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Barron County, Wisconsin – soft tissue4/18/02 – Verdict: No liability Plaintiff v. Defendant, Ramsey County, Minnesota11/28/01 – Mistrial. Settled for $40,000  Plaintiff v. Defendant, Chisago County, Minnesota – soft tissueJanuary 27, 2003 – settled before closing arguments for $75,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Washington County, Minnesota – soft tissue3/19/03 – $71,814.46 after additur Plaintiff v. Defendant, Pepin County, WI – shoulder injury10/7/03 – Defendant granted directed verdict during trial Plaintiff v. Defendant, La Crosse County, WI – leg amputation11/10/03 – settled during trial for $450,000 Plaintiffs v. Defendant, St. Croix County, WI – slip and fall -  2/1/05 – Verdict $181,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Washington County, MN -- soft tissue2/02/06 -- UIM arbitration $136,333.82 Plaintiff v. Defendant, St. Croix County, WI -- soft tissue3/09/06 -- Verdict: no liability Plaintiff v. Defendant, Charlotte County, FL -- soft tissue5/24/06 -- UM arbitration $79,150 Plaintiff v. Defendant, Dakota County, MN -- soft tissue9/22/06 – Verdict $35,812.90, $103,895.32 after additur  Plaintiffs v. Defendant gas company, Dakota County, MN-- Gas Explosion 6/8/90 Settlement -- $2,085,000        Plaintiff v. Defendant delivery company, Dakota County, MN-- Brain Injury 8/23/96 Settlement -- $4,150,000 Plaintiff v. Restaurant and Meat Supplier, Sawyer County, WI-- Ecoli food poisoning 7/29/99 Settlement -- $2,750,000 Plaintiff v. UIM carrier, Ramsey County, MN-- UIM litigation 9/2/03 Settlement -- $323,431.87 Plaintiff v. Hotel, Hennepin County, MN-- Slip and fall 12/8/03 Settlement -- $200,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant driver and UIM carrier, Anoka County, MN-- Wrongful Death 8/26/05 – Settlement -- $205,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant caterer, Bowman County, ND-- E. coli food poisoning 4/21/06 Settlement -- $311,000 Third party plaintiff v. Defendant driver, Pierce County, WI-- Motor vehicle collision-cross claim 6/5/06 Settlement -- $200,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant driver, Washington County, MN-- Motor vehicle collision 8/9/06 Settlement -- $250,000 Plaintiff v. Road construction company, St. Croix County, WI-- Motor vehicle collision – Construction zone 9/8/06 Settlement -- $200,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant driver, La Crosse County, WI-- Motorcycle collision 2/1/07 Settlement -- $185,000 Plaintiffs v. Defendant driver, Burnett County, WI-- Motor vehicle collision 10/7/08 Settlement -- $1,350,000 Plaintiff v. Defendant driver, Polk County, WI--Pedestrian brain injury 10/2/09 Settlement -- $1,200,000 

Representative Clients:

  • I represent people who are injured or killed due to the negligence of others.

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • MNAJ
  • WAJ
Office Location for Joel W. Brodd

33 West Cedar St.
Suite 200
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

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Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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