loss adjuster


Loss adjusters treat and evaluate insurance claims by investigating the cases and determining liability and damage, in accordance with the policies of the insurance company. They interview the claimant and witnesses and write reports for the insurer where appropriate recommendations for the settlement are made. Loss adjusters' tasks include making payments to the insured following his claim, consulting damage experts and providing information via telephone to the clients.

Alternative label

  • vehicle damage appraiser

  • insurance loss adjuster

  • claims adjusters supervisor

  • damage appraiser

  • field appraiser

  • material damage appraiser

  • automobile claims technical adjuster

  • claims adjuster

  • chartered loss adjuster

  • fire claims adjuster

  • insurance claims adjudicator

  • insurance appraiser

  • field claims adjuster

  • personal claims adjuster

  • domestic adjuster

  • automobile appraiser

  • civil claims adjuster

  • commercial adjuster

  • physical damage appraiser

  • motor claims adjuster

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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