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Definition of

loss adjuster

Insurance

assessor of insurance claims a professional person acting on behalf of an insurance company to assess the value of an insurance claim.

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Definitions of ’loss adjuster’ and meaning of ’loss adjuster’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’loss adjuster’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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