Barmageddon and the Impending Litigation from ExamSoft's Error
It should come as no surprise to anyone in the legal profession that lawsuits are sprouting up all over the country in response to ExamSoft WorldWide, Inc.'s bungling of examinee's attempts to upload essays on Tuesday evening of the bar exam.
ExamSoft contends that the problems were the result of a server configuration issue rather than a large volume of uploaders. I for one was a bit puzzled by my inability to upload my exam files for most of Tuesday evening. However, I am not going to contend in a lawsuit that I experience 'direct harm and damage to future earnings.'
After all, the bar exam results are months away from being revealed and I am confident that ExamSoft will have to answer to the bar in every jurisdiction if an examinee's essay answers go missing.
I have witnessed every type of imaginable distraction during a bar exam: earthquakes, power outages, medical emergencies....
What are your barmageddon stories?
As Above the Law posted last month, ExamSoft apologized for the July 2014 debacle. However, ExamSoft is refusing to give refunds.
Read more here.