248 F.3d 1133 (4th Cir. 2001), 00-2045, Colt's Plastics Co., Inc. v. Ventech, Inc.

Docket Nº:00-2045.
Citation:248 F.3d 1133
Party Name:COLT'S PLASTICS COMPANY, INCORPORATED, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. VENTECH, INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellant.
Case Date:April 24, 2001
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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248 F.3d 1133 (4th Cir. 2001)

COLT'S PLASTICS COMPANY, INCORPORATED, Plaintiff-Appellee,

v.

VENTECH, INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 00-2045.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

April 24, 2001

Editorial Note:

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Submitted March 30, 2001.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. J. Frederick Motz, Chief District Judge. (CA-99-3727-JFM).

Michael D. Faidin, Baltimore, MD, for appellant.

Gina M. Harasti, Jiranek & Harasti, L.L.C., Baltimore, MD; George J. Kelly, Jr., Siegel, O'Connor, Schiff & Zangari, P.C., New Haven, CT, for appellee.

Before LUTTIG and GREGORY, Circuit JJ., and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit J.

OPINION

PER CURIAM.

VenTech, Inc. (VenTech) appeals the district court's order granting summary judgment to Colt's Plastics Co., Inc. (Colt's Plastics) in this action seeking to impose liability for a judgment against Venture Media Limited Partnership (Venture Media) on VenTech, Venture Media's general partner. We affirm.

Under Fed.R.Civ.P. 5(a),(b), the motion for summary judgment was properly served by mail. VenTech, as Venture Media's general partner, was liable for the judgment in question, even though VenTech was not a party to the contract with Colt's Plastics that Venture Media breached. Md.Code Ann., Corps & Assn's § 9-307 (1999); Bennett Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. v. NationsBank of Md., 654 A.2d 949, 959...

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