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 antitrust, ERISA, lending, securities, commercial leases, real estate disputes, construction, and contract matters. I am the co-chair of the Bose McKinney & Evans Insurance Group. I was named a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation and Insurance by Super Lawyers in Indiana in 2014, 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.

Indiana Department of Insurance Prohibits Price Optimization in Setting Rates

The Indiana Department of Insurance this week issued Bulletin 219 stating the Department’s position that the practice of “price optimization” in setting personal lines insurance rates is prohibited. According to the Bulletin, “price optimization” involves “using data collection and analysis … Continue reading

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The Latest Indiana Legislative Update is Here!

Here’s the latest Indiana Legislative Update from our colleagues at Bose Public Affairs Group. In this issue, developments in legislation regarding: uninsured motorist damages; transportation networks; financial institutions and trade regulation; mine subsidence insurance coverage; securities; vehicle rentals; and political … Continue reading

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Crash and Burn: Magistrate Recommends Dismissal of Indiana and Tennessee Body Shop Antitrust Cases; District Court Dismisses Mississippi Case

The ongoing multi-district body shop antitrust case has hit more roadblocks. First, last week, Magistrate Judge Smith in the Middle District of Florida recommended dismissal of all counts in the Indiana case. (Full disclosure: The Bose McKinney & Evans team … Continue reading

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The Third Indiana Legislative Update is Here!

From our insurance colleagues at Bose Public Affairs Group, here’s the third Indiana Legislative Update. Topics inside include developments in: Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits; The Indiana Department of Insurance; Dental and Optometry Service Coverage; Inmates and Medicaid; and Medical Malpractice. … Continue reading

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The Second 2015 Indiana Legislative Update is Available Now!

Hot off the presses, it’s the second update of the 2015 Indiana legislative session, with absolutely no mention of #DeflateGate, we promise! In this edition, more developments in: Unclaimed life insurance benefits; The Indiana Department of Insurance; Dental coverage; The … Continue reading

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Body Shop Antitrust Case Hits Roadblock in Florida

Following up on one of our more popular posts from last year, here’s an update on a key development in the on-going multi-district Body Shop Antitrust case brought by hundreds of auto body repair shops against dozens of auto insurers. (Full … Continue reading

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The First Update of the 2015 Indiana Legislative Session

It’s that time of year again. (And I’m not referring to yet another heartbreaking loss to the clearly evil Patriots, though that happened…again…) No. I’m talking about the Indiana General Assembly being back in session, which means more as-it-happens insurance … Continue reading

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