subrogation

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subrogation

The substitution of one person for another with respect to legal rights such as a right of recovery; occurs when a third person, such as an insurance company, has paid a debt of another or claim against another and succeeds to all legal rights which the debtor or person against whom the claim was asserted may have against other persons.
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The Divisional Court held that the insurer could subrogate against the employee of its named insured.
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equitable right of the insurer to subrogate in personal injury suits or