Adjuster


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Adjuster

A person who investigates a claim on an insurance policy. That is, an adjuster observes any damage, consults police reports and/or hospital records, and generally ensures that an event occurred the way it was said to have occurred. Adjusters may work for a policyholder (in which case they have an incentive to see a claim paid), an insurance company (in which case they have an incentive to see a claim denied), or some other interested party.
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He said the public adjuster was going to be paid by the consumer, which would reduce the amount of the claim.
Still, the audit findings could provide ammunition for another legislative battle between public adjusters and the insurance industry.
So this claims administrator was forthcoming about the strain placed on its adjuster load, but carriers seem a bit more reticent about any pressure experienced by their staff following in the hurricanes' wake.
The company expects the adjuster to work with the injured party or his or her attorney to obtain medical records, bills, and other relevant information.
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Before new adjusters take the class, they follow experienced claims adjusters through the process to learn field techniques.
Show the adjuster your manual and identify the various skills that were taught.
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