Jimmy Patronis designates consumer advocate for Hurricane Ian claims

Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis has designated an insurance consumer advocate to handle claims tied to Hurricane Ian.

Tasha Carter, who served as Consumer Services Director in the Department of Financial Services for nine years, will serve as Hurricane Ian Chief Recovery Director in focus on streamlining the process for those recovering from the storm. Hurricane Ian made landfall in Lee County on Sept. 28 and proved to be one of the most expensive in history.

Meanwhile, Patronis said he will continue focusing on insurance problems specifically impacting Southwest Florida.

“We’re not done helping policyholders,” Patronis said.

Patronis already dispatched Disaster

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