adjuster
also adjustor noun Date: 1673 one that adjusts; especially an insurance agent who investigates personal or property damage and makes estimates for effecting settlements

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  • adjuster — noun One who adjusts, especially for the insurance industrys employment title claims adjuster …   Wiktionary

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