Insurance 101 – Chapter 12 – Volume 57 – More on The Fishing Approach

More on The Fishing Approach

If it is explained that he has been called in to verify the inflated values claimed, the witness will be relieved and effectively avoid statements about the arson. If the interviewer ask about travel expenditures, he or she will never learn about the embezzlement. The fishing approach, when used well, allows the witness to let his or her imagination run wild. The witness, in this case, leads the interview and as a result, the interviewer may obtain new useful information. Each answer should lead to the next question to allow the interviewer to get as much information as the witness has to give.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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