subrogation

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sub·ro·ga·tion

 (sŭb′rō-gā′shən)
n.
The substitution of one person or entity for another, especially when the substituted party becomes responsible for a debt or legal claim.

subrogation

(ˌsʌbrəˈɡeɪʃən)
n
(Law) law the substitution of one person or thing for another, esp the placing of a surety who has paid the debt in the place of the creditor, entitling him or her to payment from the original debtor
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Noun1.subrogation - (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
substitution, commutation, exchange - the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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April Lynn Motley, as subrogor of Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company vs.
164) In order to enforce a right in equitable subrogation the subrogee does not necessarily have to communicate with the subrogor or have the opportunity to control any claim the subrogor is pursuing or could pursue.
In January 2011, Subrogor commenced a personal injury action ("Action Number 1") naming, petitioner, Eli Riviera (petitioner's bus operator) and Michael Castelluccio as defendants.