Tag: Sha’Ron James

Jim RosicaMay 4, 2018

A former employee of state Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James has settled her wrongful termination lawsuit after a mediation conference, court dockets show. Camille Rawls had said she was fired for, among other things, “sending James an email in all capital letters.” A spokeswoman for state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, to whom James reports, on Friday released the terms of the […]

Michael MolineOctober 24, 2017

Alternative dispute resolution emerged as a possible solution to the political dispute over assignment of benefits, or AOB, agreements during a hearing Tuesday before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee. Sha’Ron James, Florida’s insurance consumer advocate, raised the possibility as the committee members questioned representatives of the trial bar, the insurers, contractors and other parties. […]

Michael MolineJanuary 11, 2017

The House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee held a calm, measured, largely drama-free discussion of assignment of benefits reform Wednesday. Nothing was resolved, but the panel appeared to inch toward a compromise. It may include extending regulation to the home repair contractors but perhaps not changing Florida’s attorney fee statute to discourage abusive lawsuits against insurers. […]

Jim RosicaNovember 16, 2016

A 64-year-old former employee of state Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James says she was wrongly fired for, among other things, “sending James an email in all capital letters.” James told the worker, Camille Rawls, she “should have known (that’s) ‘the same as yelling at someone in person,'” according to a lawsuit Rawls filed in Leon County Circuit […]

Guest AuthorJuly 26, 2016

Hats off to Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James. Her forum on the explosion of water claims, held June 14 in Boca Raton, shows determination to help consumers despite politics that have blocked even one floor debate in the Florida Legislature. Water losses could be the worst consumer rip-off ever. Reports from the Office of Insurance […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 11, 2016

Ending “balance billing,” overhauling the state’s insurance laws, and preserving a practice called “prior authorization” are among the goals of the Florida Association of Health Plans for this legislative session. The organization, which represents every health insurer in the state other than Florida Blue, released its priority list on Monday. “FAHP consistently supports legislative proposals that […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 30, 2015

On Thursday afternoon, Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’ron James held an insurance consumer forum at Jacksonville’s City Hall. State Representative Mia Jones, in introducing “fellow Rattler” James, noted that insurance “is an area that is not easy” and that “most people don’t understand.” James then launched into a presentation, pointing out two key issues her office […]

Phil AmmannJuly 28, 2015

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has selected longtime consumer activist Sha’Ron James to be Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate. James’ appointment is effective Aug 3. Insurance Consumer Advocates act as independent agents, representing insurance policyholders statewide. James, a Tallahassee resident, brings several years experience in insurance-related matters to her new role at the State Capitol. “Sha’Ron’s […]


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