adjuster


adjuster
One appointed to adjust a matter; to ascertain or arrange or settle. One who makes any adjustment or settlement, or who determines the amount of a claim, as a claim against an insurance company.
A representative of the insurer who seeks to determine the extent of the firm's liability for loss when a claim is submitted. A person who acts for the insurance company or the insured in the determination and settlement of claims.
"Public" adjusters represent claimants only in presenting their claims to insurer.
"Average" adjusters specialize in adjusting marine losses.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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