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Adjust

To settle or arrange; to free from differences or discrepancies. To bring to a satisfactory state so that parties are agreed, as to adjust amount of loss by fire or controversy regarding property or estate. To bring to proper relations. To determine and apportion an amount due. The term is sometimes used in the sense of pay, when used in reference to a liquidated claim. Determination of an amount to be paid to insured by insurer to cover loss or damage sustained.

adjust

(Regulate), verb accommodare, accommodate, adapt, aptare, attemper, balance, calibrate, coordinate, essablish equilibrium, even, methodize, moderate, normalize, reset, restore equilibrium, stabilize, standardize, strike a balance, systematize, temper, tune
Associated concepts: adjust differences, adjusted, adjusted cost basis, adjusted gross income

adjust

(Resolve), verb accord, amend, arrange, bring to agreement, change, clarify, complete, conclude, correct, curb, emendate, fix, mitigate, rectify, remedy, set, settle, solve, treat
Associated concepts: adjust a claim
See also: accommodate, adapt, alter, amend, apply, arrange, attune, change, check, compromise, conform, coordinate, decide, defray, discharge, emend, fix, inure, liquidate, mediate, mitigate, modify, naturalize, orchestrate, organize, pay, perform, reconcile, rectify, redress, refund, remedy, repair, restrain, settle, stipulate, transform
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* Would you recommend someone use a public adjuster?
Climate change, human activity, environmental mismanagement and variations in resilience and vulnerability are expected to increase claims volatility and the need for more adjusters.
In modeling a claim, the data analytics scour the structured data recorded by the adjuster, such as the claimant's name, employer, occupation, job tenure, age and medical history, which typically appear in spreadsheets or in a database.
A typical claims adjuster will work over 100 claims each month.
The new law, sponsored by Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein and Member of the Assembly David Weprin, goes a long way to help consumers understand some of the conflicts involved when a contractor also tries to serve as a public adjuster on the same claim, Bob DAmore, president of the NYPAA stated, adding: "As a result of a series of complaints filed against a single City Island business that was operating as both contractor and public adjuster referring business from one to the other without making disclosure to the consumer and creating a conflict of interest, this legislation was introduced and passed by both houses of the Legislature in one session.
"The public adjusters can work with the insurance company and their adjuster and give the consumer some confidence that they're being treated fairly," which might avoid a lawsuit, he said.
"Five years is too long to allow people to file claims," said Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, who is charge of licensing public adjusters. "You should either know there is a leak in your roof or there is not a leak in your roof."
Global Adjusters, which is headquartered in Bahrain, provides specialist adjusting services across the Middle East region.
Either the in-house risk management team or an outside adjuster should assess the damages as accurately and thoroughly as possible and gather all supporting documentation required to prove the claim.
Show the adjuster your manual and identify the various skills that were taught.