Jim has over 35 years of experience handling FELA (railroad accident) claims and is a successful trial lawyer. Most recently he won a $6.9M judgment against Amtrak, which involved a passenger on an Amtrak train who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury after her train derailed. Jim has also secured multiple confidential settlements over $12M and has won multi-million verdicts in Colorado, California, Washington, and throughout the Greater West and Mountain states.
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Jim is the President of Rossi Vucinovich PC, a national FELA firm with over 50 years of success representing injured rail workers and their families. He is also past president of ARLA (Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys) and a member of the National Trial lawyers – Top 100. The latter is a professional organization composed of premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff trial lawyers.
Jim is also a Designated Legal Counsel for several major rail unions, including SMART, BMWED, BRS, ADA, and the BLET.
Mr. Vucinovich graduated from William Mitchell College of Law (St. Paul, MN). He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. He enjoys all types of recreational sports like biking, skiing, hiking, and ice hockey.
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