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Vince Colella Named Trial Co-counsel in Cadillac, Michigan Excessive Force Case Against City’s Police Department

December 29, 2020

Media contact: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 248.260.8466;

Southfield, Mich. ---December 28, 2020 --- A. Vince Colella, noted personal injury and civil rights attorney and co-founder of Southfield-based Moss & Colella, P.C., has been named trial co-counsel in a Cadillac, Michigan excessive force case brought against the Cadillac police department. The lead counsel in the case is Richard Cummins of national law firm, Neumann Law Group.

The case involves a teenage male who was tackled by two city police officers on March 30, 2020 and suffered a severe hip injury as a result of the force exerted by the officers. Attorney Richard F. Cummins filed the lawsuit on November 11, 2020 on behalf of the teen by his father, Donald Cubitt, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

Colella’s trial experience includes police brutality and misconduct, automobile negligence, premises liability, trucking accidents, insurance disputes, sexual harassment, sexual assault, discrimination, and wrongful death. In recent years, he has gained a reputation in particular for his litigation efforts in government liability, recreational accidents, and civil rights cases. He has pursued high profile wrongful death suits against police departments in Dearborn, Detroit, and St. Clair Shores, Michigan in addition to Houston, Texas.

About Moss & Colella

Established in 1997, Moss & Colella represents the victims of personal injury, civil rights violations, discrimination, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.  The firm is recognized as a leader in complex tort litigation, including excess and deadly force, jail death, sexual abuse and harassment, auto and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and other serious injury and wrongful death claims.  To learn more about the firm and its diverse areas of practice, visit our website.

About Neumann Law Group

Neumann Law Group is a full-service national law firm with offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Traverse City, Los Angeles, New York City, and Boston. Neumann Law Group has recovered millions of dollars for its clients and specializes in personal injury, product liability, civil rights, premises liability, discrimination, and a multitude of other matters.  Find out more about the firm at

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