The Panama Papers and Insurance Fraud

Zalma’s Insurance Fraud Letter

April 15, 2016

In this, the eighth issue of the 20th year of publication of Zalma’s Insurance Fraud Letter (ZIFL), Barry Zalma, on April 15, 2016 continues the effort to reduce the effect of insurance fraud around the world. The issue indicates that, regardless of some success, the efforts must be increased.

Insurance fraud investigations must be conducted fairly, thoroughly, and always in good faith. Insurance professionals must understand and act ethically in everything they do in their claims investigations and evaluation of an insurance policy and its coverages.
The current issue of ZIFL reports on:

The Panama Papers and Insurance Fraud

  • Barry Zalma
  • Health Care Fraud Suit Fails
  • SIU Investigators Get Overtime
  • Proformative Academy Webinars
  • Good News From the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud – Convictions
  • Books from Barry Zalma
  • Wisdom
  • Hard Fraud v. Soft Fraud
  • The Zalma Insurance Claims Library
  • Health Insurance Fraud Convictions
  • Books from the American Bar Association by Barry Zalma
  • Zalma’s Insurance 101
  • Other Insurance Fraud Convictions
  • Zalma Insurance Consultants Provide the Following Services to Its Clients
  • Zalma’s Insurance Fraud Letter

Zalma’s Insurance Fraud Letter – Vol. 20, Number 8

Visit the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

Insurance Publications by Barry Zalma

 THE “ZALMA ON INSURANCE” BLOG 

The most recent posts of the 1583 posts included in the daily blog, Zalma on Insurance, are available at http://zalma.com/blog including the following:

The videoblog is adapted from my book, Insurance Claims: A Comprehensive Guide available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

ZALMA-INS-CONSULT                      © 2016 – Barry Zalma

Barry Zalma, Esq., CFE, practiced law in California for more than 43 years as an insurance coverage and claims handling lawyer.  He now limits his practice to service as an insurance consultant and expert witness 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 founded Zalma Insurance Consultants in 2001 and serves as its only consultant.

Check in on Zalma’s Insurance 101 – a Videoblog – that allows your people to learn about insurance in three to four minute increments at http://www.zalma.com/videoblog

Look to National Underwriter Company for the new Zalma Insurance Claims Libraryat www.nationalunderwriter.com/ZalmaLibrary  The new books are Insurance Law, Mold Claims Coverage Guide, Construction Defects Coverage Guide and Insurance Claims: A Comprehensive Guide

The American Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section has published Mr. Zalma’s book “The Insurance Fraud Deskbook” available at  http://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=214624, or 800-285-2221 which is presently available and “Diminution of Value Damages” available at http://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=203226972

Mr. Zalma’s new e-books  “Getting the Whole Truth,” “Random Thoughts on Insurance – Volume III,” a collection of posts on this blog; “Zalma on California SIU Regulations;”  “Zalma on California Claims Regulations – 2013″ explains in detail the reasons for the Regulations and how they are to be enforced; “Rescission of Insurance in California – 2013;”  “Zalma on Diminution in Value Damages – 2013; “Zalma on Insurance,” “Heads I Win, Tails You Lose,”  “Arson for Profit”  and others that are available at www.zalma.com/zalmabooks.htm

Mr. Zalma’s reports on World Risk and Insurance News’ web based television programing, http://wrin.tv  or at the bottom of the home page of his website at http://www.zalma.com on Tumbler at https://www.tumblr.com/search/zalma and Twitter at Follow me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bzalma

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