Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate News

Florida’s New Consumer Advocate Tackles Open Hurricane Michael Claims

Florida’s new Insurance Consumer Advocate Tasha Carter has been busy since taking office August 1. With more than 12,000 Hurricane Michael claims still open, according to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, one of Carter’s top priorities has been to …

Carter Appointed Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate

Tasha Carter, long-time director of the Florida Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) Division of Consumer Services, has been appointed by Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis as the state’s Insurance Consumer Advocate, effective August 1. The Insurance Consumer Advocate (ICA) …

James Appointed Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has appointed Sha’Ron James as the state’s Insurance Consumer Advocate effective August 3. The role of Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate is to independently and ardently represent the needs of policyholders when insurance decisions are made. …

Florida Names Burgess as New Insurance Consumer Advocate

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has named Steve Burgess as the state’s new insurance consumer advocate.Burgess previously served in that role from 2004 to 2007 and from 1990 to 1997. Most recently, he was the staff director for the …