insurance adjuster


: a person who works for an insurance company and whose job is to decide how much money the company will pay people when they are injured or when their property is damaged, lost, or stolen

Examples of insurance adjuster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The $18-million verdict announced April 18 by a San Bernardino County jury was a far cry from the $5,000 an insurance adjuster had initially offered the women. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 At this point, the homeowner can meet with an insurance adjuster, with no obligation to make any payment or sign any contract. Kyle J. Russell, USA TODAY, 18 Apr. 2024 As their licensed insurance adjuster, the man represented the homeowners in a settlement with their insurance company between February and June of 2019, Gatson’s office said. Tanasia Kenney, Miami Herald, 27 Mar. 2024 Garments independently purpose-built for each of these users would probably diverge mightily from each other; a 21-year-old elite athlete has different physical needs than a middle-aged insurance adjuster at a sports bar. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 20 Feb. 2024 May, a divorced and retired insurance adjuster living in Mississippi, was smitten. Ken Dilanian, NBC News, 5 Feb. 2024 His father was an insurance adjuster and his mother a schoolteacher. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Nov. 2023 As far as cast members go, the only person to be announced so far is Bruce Perreault, an insurance adjuster who suffered a concussion in the opening challenge of Season 44. Oscar Hartzog, Rolling Stone, 1 Sep. 2023 The couple did have insurance – with flood coverage – and were waiting for an insurance adjuster to come out to the home. Nouran Salahieh, CNN, 22 July 2023

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“Insurance adjuster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Legal Definition

insurance adjuster

: a person employed by insurer or insured to determine the loss under an insurance policy
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