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adjuster

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A device for holding together the ends of the wire forming a suture.
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Haldex, a leading global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses, has been awarded standard position for the Haldex Automatic Brake Adjuster (ABA) for all S-Cam Brake Assemblies for International Class 8 tractors (LT, RH and Lonestar series).
Auto claims adjusters evaluate insurance claims and decide whether or not the insurer ought to pay a claim, and if so, how much.
Some are getting ready to go to areas that get struck to handle an onslaught of claims, remaining adjusters will have to handle extra loads, and underwriters will enforce moratoriums and refuse new policies within a given areas.
Honest, hard working public adjusters know that this situation was wrong, and were at the forefront of support for this bill's passage," he continued.
The notification came following inquiries regarding use of public adjusters to negotiate fees, said the Oklahoma Insurance Department.
The certified public adjusters at The Public Adjusters, with offices throughout Florida and licensed adjusters in eleven states, say it is always in the best interest of an insurance policy holder to understand all facets of their policy, it's also important to remember that an insurance adjuster assigned by your insurance provider has no allegiance to the policy holder.
Her carrier's adjuster came out to the client's home four days after the Friday accident.
Arkansas is one of the few states that don't allow public adjusters, and the insurance industry in Arkansas wants to keep it that way.
They allow an insurance company's adjuster to measure the loss, as opposed to taking advantage of their right to make their own claim.
State auditors concluded that policyholders who hire public adjusters wound up waiting longer to resolve their claims, with figures ranging from 132 to 296 days longer than claims without public adjuster representation.
The bill makes other changes in the law affecting public adjusters: prohibiting them and public adjuster apprentices from paying fees for referrals of business to the public adjuster; requiring public adjuster apprentices to obtain the Accredited Claims Adjuster designation prior to applying for a license as a public adjuster apprentice; limiting the number of active public adjuster apprentices employed by a public adjusting firm to 12 and the number of apprentices supervised by a public adjuster to 3; and requiring OPPAGA to do a study on public adjusters and to report to the presiding officers, Governor, Chief Financial Officer, & Insurance Commissioner by February 1, 2010.
The Solution: Proposed legislation offers top-to-bottom improvements in how adjusters conduct business.