average adjuster


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average adjuster

n
1. (Insurance) a person who calculates average claims, esp for marine insurance. See average4
2. (Professions) a person who calculates average claims, esp for marine insurance. See average4
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Following the official report, interest holders should file a request with an accredited Average Adjuster for adjusting the loss.
Our average adjuster has 19 years of experience," Buchmueller said.
Marine insurance gave rise to the need for marine surveyors, men trained in understanding ships and the hulls, sails, boilers or other equipment, and many of these surveyors, in addition to providing an insurer a report about the condition of a vessel prior to an underwriter insuring it, would also be the average adjuster (the term used for marine claim adjusters) in the event of a loss to a ship or its cargo.
It is usually carried out by a professional average adjuster.
Our average adjuster has 18 years experience, and that is extraordinary in this business.
Because the appropriateness of the frailty adjuster will depend on the needs of the enrollee population, and the characteristics of that population vary by site, we focused on the development of a model that could be used to set site-specific rates, rather than on the determination of a single best national average adjuster.
By creating dozens of them, managers are assuming that the average adjuster can never be trusted to use his own style in practically any situation that arises.
5 percent for adjusters over the previous year, although average adjuster earnings in March were down 2.
Written from the perspective of the Average Adjuster, this book is an essential read for practitioners in maritime law and marine insurance in order to update their knowledge of the intricacies surrounding this fascinating subject.
You must also take into account the human element and understand what make an average adjuster tick.
Webster's does not separately list average adjuster, but does cite "average" with reference to marine law, noting again the French word avarie, "damage to [a] ship or goods, mooring charges.
In 2004, the average adjuster salary is $57,344, which compares favorably to last year's $48,000.