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English definition of “loss adjuster”

loss adjuster

noun [C]
 
 
(also adjuster, claims adjuster, loss assessor) INSURANCE
a person whose job is to decide how much money an insurance company should pay to a person or company whose property is damaged or lost: In the case of large claims, that is £1,000 or more, the insurer generally appoints a loss adjuster to manage the claim. Don't throw out sodden carpets or other damaged items before your insurer's loss adjuster examines them.
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