The West Virginia Mass Litigation Panel entered an order on Monday, June 29, 2009, designating the Flood Litigation pending in the Raleigh County Circuit Court for electronic filing and service. The effective date will be July 20, 2009.
Pursuant to the order, litigation-specific training is mandatory for all case participants, even if a party has already attended training in other Mass Litigation cases. LexisNexis is offering two types of litigation-specific web classes at no cost for participants interested in using File & Serve:
West Virginia Flood Litigation: Introduction to File & Serve
West Virginia Flood Litigation: Rules & Procedures Review for Current File & Serve Users
To see a list of class dates and times, please go to http://www.lexisnexis.com/fstraining/.
This is the third mass litigation in West Virginia to implement electronic filing & service. In December, 2008, the Kanawha County Circuit Court implemented File & Serve in the asbestos personal injury and Digitek litigations.
For more information about the West Virginia Mass Litigation panel, visit their website at http://www.state.wv.us/wvsca/MLP/index.htm