proof of loss

Definition of "proof of loss"
  1. A written document provided to an insurance company detailing the claim by an insured party for compensation for a loss
How to use "proof of loss" in a sentence
  1. After their house was damaged in a storm, the family submitted a proof of loss to their insurance company.
  2. The car insurance company denied the claim for lack of a proof of loss.
  3. Submitting a proof of loss is the first step in making an insurance claim following a loss.

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