The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is preparing to amend existing rules and adopt new ones.  These amendments are mostly prompted by the movement toward electronic filing, which is projected to begin in December of this year.  But there are some proposed changes that could affect your malpractice premiums and you will want to begin familiarizing yourself with them now.   Counting of days will become actual days (inclusive of weekends).  The proposed rules are now open for public comment and may be found here.