- A person usually employed by an insurance company, who negotiates an early settlement of a claim for damages. This person aims to evaluate the case for the insurance company, gather information, and make a prompt settlement offer, and may also get a statement from the injured party. An adjuster can sometimes propose a payment that is lower than expected
- The accident victims decided to hire an attorney rather than deal with the insurance company’s adjuster directly.
- The adjuster from the insurance company arrived promptly to assess the damage caused by the flood.
- The adjuster examined the condition of the car to estimate the cost of repairs.