subrogee


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to subrogee: Subrogor

subrogee

n. the person or entity that assumes the legal right to attempt to collect a claim of another (subrogor) in return for paying the other's expenses or debts which the other claims against a third party. A subrogee is usually the insurance company which has insured the party whose expenses were paid. Thus, the subrogee insurance company may file a lawsuit against a party which caused the damages to its insured which the subrogee paid. (See: subrogation, subrogor)

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Using this test for prejudice, by definition, there is no scenario in which the intervening lienor could receive the windfall of being elevated to first lien position so long as the priority of the subrogee is limited to the amount owed on the first mortgage.
While we agree with Judge Harris' position that the creditor is not a third-party beneficiary of the agreement between the depositor and the bank, in a garnishment proceeding, the courts should deem the creditor to have a direct contract with the bank as the de jure subrogee or assignee of the depositor against the financial institution.
The payment of compensation or benefits creates a right of subrogation in favor of a statutory subrogee against a third party, including past payments and estimated future values of compensation and medical benefits.
State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, as subrogee of Janice L.
21) In light of this rule and the well-established principle that the subrogee stands in the shoes of the subrogor, is it appropriate to allow health insurers to intervene in these cases and demand a portion of the settlement or verdict?
Court of Federal Claims (COFC) held that the rights of a subcontractor's employees to withheld Davis-Bacon Act (25) (DBA) and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (26) (CWHSSA) wages were superior to the rights of the Coast Guard, the contractor, and the contractor's subrogee, Westchester.