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n. a person or entity that transfers his/her/its legal right 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. (See: subrogation, subrogee)
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There is, however, a subset of subrogation rights that involve either the actual control or potential control of the subrogor
's tort claims by the subrogee.
Here, respondent's subrogor
and petitioner litigated, in an earlier court proceeding, the very same claim heard by the arbitrator.
(48) Subrogation allows for an insurer (subrogee) who pays for an insured's (subrogor
) losses to succeed to the insured's rights and remedies upon such losses.