adjuster. One appointed to ascertain, arrange, or settle a matter; esp., an independent agent or

employee of an insurance company who negotiates and settles claims against the insurer. — Also

termed claims adjuster. [Cases: Insurance    3222. C.J.S. Insurance §§ 1343–1344.]

independent  adjuster.An  adjuster  who  solicits  business  from  more  than  one  insurance

company;  one  who  is  not  employed  by,  and  does  not  work  exclusively  for,  one  insurance

company. [Blacks Law 8th]