Author Archives: Brian Jones

About Brian Jones

I represent clients in all aspects of business litigation, but focus my practice on complex litigation and arbitration matters in life, property and casualty, disability, and professional lines insurance and reinsurance. I also represent clients in disputes regarding ERISA, lending, receiverships, securities, commercial leases, real estate disputes, construction, and employment matters. I am the co-chair of the Bose McKinney & Evans Insurance Group. I was named a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers in Indiana in 2013 and 2012, and I was also named a 2010 “Rising Star” in Business Litigation in Texas. I am a member of the State Bars of Indiana and Texas, the Defense Research Institute, a former member of the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, and am licensed to practice before all state courts in Indiana and Texas, as well as all federal courts in Indiana, the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas, the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. I received my bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in political science and my master’s degree in teaching from Trinity University, where I was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. I received my doctor of jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas School of Law, where I was the Director of Communications for the Legal Research Board and a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society. Before attending law school, I taught high school geography, government and economics in San Antonio, Texas.

EEOC Files Lawsuit Against Employee Wellness Program

Originally posted on Bose Employee Benefits Blog:
On August 20, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed suit in Wisconsin federal court challenging an employee wellness program’s legality under the Americans with Disability Act (“ADA”). As noted in…

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Auto Body Shop Antitrust Cases Consolidated in Florida

On Friday, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered five antitrust cases brought by numerous auto body shops in five separate federal districts—including the Southern District of Indiana—consolidated in the Orlando Division of the United States District Court for the … Continue reading

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IRS Adjusts Affordability Percentage Under Employer Mandate

Originally posted on Bose Employee Benefits Blog:
Beginning in 2015, the Affordable Care Act requires applicable large employers to offer affordable, minimum value health coverage to their full-time employees (and dependents) or pay a penalty. The Affordable Care Act measures…

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Conflicting Federal Rulings Issued Today on ACA

Originally posted on Bose Employee Benefits Blog:
Earlier today, two circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals handed down conflicting rulings regarding the legality of insurance subsidies offered in connection with federally facilitated exchanges. The controversy surrounding these subsidies involves…

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Breaking: D.C. Circuit Nixes ACA Premium Subsidies

(Of course there would be breaking news while I’m out of the office…) In any event, the D.C. Circuit this morning nixed the premium subsidies at the heart of the Affordable Care Act, effectively taking the “affordable” out of the … Continue reading

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Brian Jones Presents at IndyBar’s “Discoverability of Social Media” Seminar

Today, Brian Jones of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP and Elizabeth Lally of Rubin & Levin, LLP, discussed the “Discoverability of Social Media” at the Indianapolis Bar Association’s headquarters in Indianapolis. Here is a pdf of the presentation: Be sure … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap: The Final Report on the 2014 Indiana General Assembly

The 2014 Indiana General Assembly has finished it its work for this session. Our good friends at Bose Public Affairs Group have issued their Final Report that summarizes all of the developments for this session. Insurers will be interested in … Continue reading

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