American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The substitution of one person for another, especially the legal doctrine of substituting one creditor for another.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the act or operation of law in vesting a person who has satisfied, or is ready to satisfy, a claim which ought to be borne by another with the right to hold and enforce the claim against such other for his own indemnification.
- n. In a general sense, succession of any kind, whether of a person to a person, or of a person to a thing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) The act of subrogating. The substitution of one person in the place of another as a creditor, the new creditor succeeding to the rights of the former; the mode by which a third person who pays a creditor succeeds to his rights against the debtor.
- n. (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
“Look, these cases are called subrogation cases, the employer plays the medical, then after a settlement, they will commonly get it back.”
“In some situations, though - if the tree was in poor health, say, or improperly maintained - your insurer may try to collect from your neighbor's insurance company, through a process called subrogation.”
“The action State Farm is considering is known as a subrogation action, and is an option for an insurer if it can show that a defective product was in part or fully to blame for a given auto claim.”
“Next, Insurer sued Chester Co. in what is known as a subrogation claim, to recover the Insurer's expenses.”
“Other companies are expected to follow and demands for repayment of claims — called "subrogation" in the insurance business — could end up costing Toyota from $20 million to $30 million, says Mark Bunim, an attorney with Closed Case, a mediation firm.”
“The process of an insurance company receiving money from an automaker is called "subrogation" and”
“While the scrutiny on cost will affect every facet of workers 'comp and liability programs, strategies such as subrogation recoveries and captive risk sharing arrangements will gain prominence as tools to control expenses.”
“Meanwhile he said that if a person or company was found to have caused the disaster, insurance companies would file a "subrogation" claim.”
“Standardized rules for coordination and subrogation of benefits.”
“The Commissioner shall establish standards for the coordination and subrogation of benefits and reimbursement of payments in cases involving individuals and multiple plan coverage.”
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