Nearly two years after Hurricane Irma lashed Florida with powerful winds, rains and storm surge, John Oates remains out of his Hillsborough County home.
Oates tells 8 On Your Side that water poured through his roof 18 months ago, drenching the walls and floors and causing a ceiling to collapse.
Oates claims his insurance company offered him a check for 10 percent of the damages, which he calls laughable.
He is now suing the company for breach of contract, but if a Pensacola lawmaker gets his way, customers like John will be denied their day in court and be left short-changed.
I’ll have more on the story tonight at 6 p.m.