Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 57 – Role of the Witness

Role of the Witness

It is essential that the defense lawyer and the investigator work together as a team to prepare witnesses for the trial. Being on the witness stand with a judge and 12 to 15 jurors listening intently to every word is stressful. Being truthful, accurate, and sincere while on the stand takes skill, confidence, and preparation. Putting a witness in the witness box without preparation is almost criminal; it guarantees that the witness will not help the case.

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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