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. . 1996.

A person who substitutes another person for himself or herself.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 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 & Injuries
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

   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.
   See also: subrogation, subrogee

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • subrogee — noun The party acting on behalf of the subrogor in a subrogation …   Wiktionary

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