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 concerning insurance and reinsurance, antitrust, class actions, securities, real estate disputes, and contract matters. I am the co-chair of the Bose McKinney & Evans Insurance Group. I was listed in the 2017 and 2016 "Best Lawyers in America" for Insurance Coverage and named a "Rising Star" in Insurance Coverage by Super Lawyers in Indiana in 2014. I was also named a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers in Indiana in 2013 and 2012, and 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 I 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 Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits. 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.

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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Federal Insurance Office Releases Report on Global Reinsurance Market

Back in December, the Federal Insurance Office released its first report on the global reinsurance market, creatively titled “The Breadth and Scope of the Global Reinsurance Market and the Critical Role Such Market Plays in Supporting Insurance in the United … Continue reading

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Happy 2015 from the Bose Insurance Blog!

To all our friends and readers, we wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2015!

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Transitional Reinsurance Reporting Deadline Extended

Originally posted on Bose Employee Benefits Blog:
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) granted a last minute extension for filing the Annual Enrollment and Contributions Submission Form as part of the Affordable Care Act’s Transitional Reinsurance Program. On…

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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

Another excellent health insurance post from our colleagues at the Bose Employee Benefits Blog.

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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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