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Zac Overbay

Chief Operating Officer

Zac is responsible for many of Woodruff Sawyer's operational functions in support of its growing national footprint, resources, and industry sectors. A longstanding instructor and author on the topics of insurance claims and risk management, Zac has co-authored insurance education textbooks and has been published in leading industry journals such as Risk Management Magazine, CPCU Journal, and Risk Management Quarterly.

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Zac Overbay

Chief Operating Officer

Zac is responsible for many of Woodruff Sawyer's operational functions in support of its growing national footprint, resources, and industry sectors. A longstanding instructor and author on the topics of insurance claims and risk management, Zac has co-authored insurance education textbooks and has been published in leading industry journals such as Risk Management Magazine, CPCU Journal, and Risk Management Quarterly.

415.402.6537

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Claims 101: Carrier, We Have A Problem (Part 1)

Based on our experience, if an issue has matured into a claim that can be submitted to insurance then you should notice the claim. “Noticing” is simply letting the carrier know that a claim has come up—a claim broadly being a written demand for relief.

Pre-work can help you more efficiently manage your claims

Risk managers typically dont have the capacity to invest large amounts of time preparing for a loss that may never occur. But when you reserve a reasonable amount of time to prepare for certain losses that could be damaging to your business, the effort can more than pay for itself in the long run.