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Barry Zalma

barry123.jpgBarry Zalma, Esq., CFE, now limits his practice to service as an insurance consultant specializing in insurance coverage, insurance claims handling, insurance bad faith and insurance fraud almost equally for insurers and policyholders. He also serves as an arbitrator or mediator for insurance related disputes. He practiced law in California for more than 44 years as an insurance coverage and claims handling lawyer and more than 52 years in the insurance business. He is available at and

Mr. Zalma is the first recipient of the first annual Claims Magazine/ACE Legend Award.

Over the last 53 years Barry Zalma has dedicated his life to insurance, insurance claims and the need to defeat insurance fraud. He has created the following library of books and other materials to make it possible for insurers and their claims staff to become insurance claims professionals.

His C.V. is available at and he can be reached at or at 310-390-4455.

Some of his publications, blog postings, and video blogs are available below:

      Last updated: November 2020
      ​127 South Peyton Street
      Alexandria VA 22314
      ​phone: 800.221.7917
      fax: 703.683.7556

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