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Ronald J. Barczak - Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka Personal Injury Plantiff Lawyer
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601 Carlson ParkwaySuite 995Minnetonka, MN 55305-5232
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Ronald J. BarczakLawyer Overview

Ronald J. Barczak is a nationally recognized skilled trial attorney with expertise in railroad law, FELA, wrongful death, chemical inhalation, truck, automobile, train collisions and general personal injury claims.  He has a history of obtaining large verdicts and settlements for accident victims and their families throughout the country.

Ron is board certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a civil trial specialist.  He has received the highest possible legal...

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Ronald J. Barczak is a nationally recognized skilled trial attorney with expertise in railroad law, FELA, wrongful death, chemical inhalation, truck, automobile, train collisions and general personal injury claims.  He has a history of obtaining large verdicts and settlements for accident victims and their families throughout the country.

Ron is board certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a civil trial specialist.  He has received the highest possible legal ability rating (AV) by Martindale-Hubbell, the national rating organization for attorneys.  Ron is one of a very select few that has continuously earned inclusion in the prestigious books "Best Lawyers in America" and "Best Lawyers in Minnesota."  He is a certified mediator and arbitrator.  In addition, Ron has lectured on various legal issues to judges, attorneys and the public. Ron is proud to be a Designated Legal Counsel for the SMART Union-UTU Transportation Division.

Ron has represented Railroad Workers and their families throughout the country for over 30 years.  He has obtained fair and just settlements when possible and when necessary, has successfully tried cases to verdict in the multi-millions of dollars.  Below are a few:

$16 million recovered for multiple victims of a major chemical spill.
$6+ million for a conductor that survived being run over by a locomotive in the yard.
$4.3 million for a conductor’s below the knee amputation in a Train/Truck collision.
$3.6 million for internal injuries in a switching incident.
$1.8 million for railroad creosote plant workers suffering delayed cancer symptoms.
$1.5 million for a closed head injury with evidence of microscopic brain injury.
Multiple millions of dollars in Wrongful Death Cases representing surviving loved ones in all too many railroad death cases that have happened throughout the country. 

 “Life can take some catastrophic turns without warning. I am proud to have helped so many good folks through some of those difficult times”-Ron

Ron has been representing Railroad Workers throughout the country for 32 years.  For 21 of those years Ron was the senior and managing partner of his old firm.  Under his management, his firm rose to national prominence for its work representing railroaders throughout the country. Under Ron’s leadership, his old firm successfully resolved cases in nearly every state in the Union. Ron personally either tried to verdict or otherwise successfully resolved cases in over 30 states. Ron, does not however believe the mere reach of one’s impact is the important thing. He emphasizes: “It’s always the quality of the work, with the care and concern for the individual client that is the most important.”

When asked why Ron chose the Bremseth Law firm, he states “In today’s world, the ability and commitment to taking FELA cases to trial and winning them is more important than ever.  I have joined Fred Bremseth’s firm because of Fred’s outstanding proven record in successfully doing exactly that”

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Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 1980Wisconsin, 1989Montana, 1997U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1980U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1981U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1983U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1992U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1997U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2006
Other Affiliations
Designated Legal Counsel of SMART-UTU Transportation DivisionLong standing member Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA)Civil Trial Specialist, State of MinnesotaCivil Trial Specialist, Minnesota State Bar AssociationAmerican Association for Justice (Member) Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (Member) American Bar Association (Member ) Federal Bar Association (Member ) Minnesota Association for Justice (Board of Governors, 2002) Minnesota State Bar Association (Member) Hennepin County Bar Association (Member) Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota (Member)
Education
William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: cum laude
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
M.S.W., Master of Social Work
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
B.S., Bachelor of Science
Classes and Seminars
Lecturer, Legal Matters to Fellow Trial Lawyers, Judges and Labor Leaders throughout the Country
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Honors
Selected, "Best Lawyers in America", 1999 - 2006Selected, Minnesota Law & Politics "Super Lawyers", 1999 - 2005"AV" rating by Martindale-Hubble, the highest possible ratingOutstanding Lawyers of America, inducted 2003
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601 Carlson ParkwaySuite 995Minnetonka, MN 55305-5232
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952-475-2800
Fax
952-475-3879
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