Common Claims Adjuster Tricks

A group of insurance claim adjusters like to think of themselves as being private investigators. They will sometimes conduct what they refer to as an “activity check,” which consists of the adjuster seeking out the claimant’s neighbors in order to make inquiries of them with regard to the alleged claimant’s disabilities. During this visit, he or she will ask the neighbors questions, such as, “Do you ever see him or her working in the yard or working on the car?” or “Do you ever see him or her cutting the grass or raking the leaves?”