NYS Unified Court System is Seeking Comment Regarding Expansion of Mandatory e-filing in the New York City Civil Court

NYS Unified Court System is Seeking Comment Regarding Expansion of Mandatory e-filing in the New York City Civil Court

(New York, NY, Tuesday, August 31, 2021) – The New York State Unified Court System is seeking comment regarding expansion of mandatory e-filing in the New York City Civil Court to include actions brought by a provider of health services specified in Insurance Law Sec. 5102(a)(1) against an insurer for failure to comply with Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Superintendent pursuant to Insurance Law Sec. 5108(b).  This expansion will take effect on September 29, 2021.

Comments are being accepted until September 22, 2021 and should be e-mailed to efilingcomments@nycourts.gov. If comments cannot be e-mailed, they can be sent by regular mail to:

Jeffrey Carucci, Director
OCA E-Filing Division
Office of Court Administration
25 Beaver Street, Room 1062
New York, NY 10007

The Memorandum regarding the implementation and call for public comment may be found here.

Please note that comments should not be submitted on behalf of WBASNY or any of its Chapters, and should be submitted in your individual capacity only.

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The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) is the professional membership organization of choice for more than 4,000 attorneys throughout New York State, and the largest statewide women’s bar association in the country.  For four decades, WBASNY has been a singularly important resource for women lawyers, with professional networking, continuing legal education programming, leadership training, and advocacy for the rights of women, children, and families.  Through involvement with WBASNY’s 20 regional chapters and its 40-plus substantive law committees, WBASNY’s members collaborate with one another on a variety of issues and perform public and community service, in furtherance of its mission to promote the advancement of the status of women in society and women in the legal profession; to promote the fair and equal administration of justice; and to act as a unified voice for its members with respect to issues of statewide, national and international significance to women generally and women attorneys in particular. WBASNY holds United Nations NGO status with the U.N.’s Department of Public Information, and Special Consultative status in association with the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). WBASNY is also a founding member of the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations.