Adjuster



a person or thing that .
an insurance company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company’s liability.
Historical Examples

In modern business the letter has become the advertiser, the salesman, the collector, and the adjuster of claims.
Business English Rose Buhlig

“Not an adjuster,” I asserted my father, but he had already perceived that this was so.
The Day of the Boomer Dukes Frederik Pohl

One of the parties took out a patent on what they called an adjuster.
Learn to Invent, First Steps for Beginners Young and Old S. E. Clark

And accordingly it was not long before my services as adjuster and arbitrator of labor difficulties were needed.
Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus

Joe took the company’s adjuster and went down to investigate.
Jiglets Walter Jones

The adjustment took various forms according to the temperament of the adjuster.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

Some similar instances came under our personal observation while adjuster for the Aetna at its western branch.
Scientific American, Vol.22, No. 1, January 1, 1870 Various

She is judge and adjuster of disputes, and frequently performs the ceremonies of religion as priestess.
Woman under socialism August Bebel

He himself looked through, fixing the sight, turning the adjuster; then with fussy suddenness: “Now, sir—”
The Lord of the Sea M. P. Shiel

The collector and the adjuster of claims must be courteous and at the same time shrewd.
Business English Rose Buhlig

n.

1670s, agent noun in English form from adjust. Insurance sense is from 1830.

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