sub·ro·gor /ˌsə-brō-'gȯr/ n: the party (as an insured) that yields his or her rights to another (as an insurer) by subrogation
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
n.A person who substitutes another person for himself or herself.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
An injured claimant who, after being compensated by an insurance company (the subrogee), gives the insurance company the right to collect a claim against the third party that caused the injury. (See also: subrogation)Category: Accidents & InjuriesCategory: Business, LLCs & CorporationsCategory: Personal Finance & RetirementCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
n.a person or entity that transfers his/her/its legal right to collect a claim to another (subrogee) in return for payment of the subrogor's expenses or debts which he/she/it claims. Thus, a person injured in an accident (subrogor) is paid by his/her/its own insurance company (subrogee) for the damages, and then the insurance company sues the party who apparently caused the damages.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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subrogor — noun The party on whose behalf another party (the subrogee) acts in a subrogation … Wiktionary
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subrogor — The person who substitutes another for himself; one who performs the subrogation See also subrogation subrogee equitable subrogation legal subrogation … Black's law dictionary
subrogor — One whose rights are acquired by another through subrogation … Ballentine's law dictionary
subrogor — |gȯ(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: subrogate + or : one who yields rights to another in subrogation … Useful english dictionary
Subrogation — is the legal technique under the common law by which one party, commonly an insurer (I X) of another party (X), steps into X s shoes, so as to have the benefit of X s rights and remedies against a third party such as a defendant (D). Subrogation… … Wikipedia
subrogee — sub·ro·gee /ˌsə brō gē, jē/ n: the party (as a second creditor) that succeeds to another s rights by subrogation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. subrogee … Law dictionary
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subrogation — sub·ro·ga·tion /ˌsə brō gā shən/ n 1: an equitable doctrine holding that when a third party pays a creditor or obligee the third party succeeds to the creditor s rights against the debtor or obligor; also: a doctrine holding that when an… … Law dictionary
subrogee — noun The party acting on behalf of the subrogor in a subrogation … Wiktionary