Hurricane Ian is estimated to have caused around $40 billion in damage in Florida, damaging residential and commercial buildings alike. There is plenty of work for roofing contractors who are in the state as well as out-of-state contractors, but those traveling to the Sunshine State to rebuild need to be wary of the state's licensing laws.

In this brief Legal Insights video, RC Publisher Jill Bloom speaks with Trent Cotney, partner at Adams and Reese and a Florida resident, on how contractors can navigate the complex licensing laws as they make their way to help rebuild. For instance, unlicensed contractors should know that Florida's licensing requirement is actively enforced and often checked before entering storm-damaged zones.

Watch the full video here.