April 25, 1914

A Christian Scientist as Adjuster of Accident Insurance Disability

Author Affiliations

Springfield, Ill.

JAMA. 1914;LXII(17):1348. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560420054027

To the Editor:  —I wish through your columns to inform the profession, especially those in Illinois, that the Preferred Accident Insurance Company of New York employs as an agency superintendent and adjuster in Chicago a man who is understood to be a devotee of Christian Science. What this means to the patrons of this company in this district can be readily appreciated. As I have written to the officers of the company, it would seem as reasonable for a fire-insurance company to employ a blind man to adjust a fire loss as for an accident company to adjust accident insurance disability of its patrons by the aid of one who religiously believes there is no actual pain, disease or disability.I have asked of the home office for the name of the medical director of this company in order that I might call his attention to this fact, but have

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