action against insurer

poursuite contre l'assureur (JD)

English-French insurance dictionary. 2013.

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  • direct action — An action by insured directly against insurer rather than against tortfeasor s indemnity policy. Hand v. Northwestern Nat. Ins. Co., 255 Ark. 802, 502 S.W.2d 474. Action by a stockholder to enforce right of action existing in him as contrasted… …   Black's law dictionary

  • subrogation of insurer — The right of an insurer on payment of a loss to be subrogated pro tanto to any right of action which the insured may have had against any third person whose wrongful act or neglect caused the loss insured against by the insurer. 29A Am J Rev ed… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • no-action clause — Provision commonly found in liability insurance policies to the effect that the insurer is not liable to the insured and that no action may be brought against the insurer by the insured until an action has been brought and the insured has either… …   Black's law dictionary

  • direct action — n 1: an action in which the plaintiff sues a person s insurer without first obtaining a judgment against the insured or joining the insured 2: a suit by a shareholder for an injury to himself or herself independent from any injury to the… …   Law dictionary

  • no–action clause — no–ac·tion clause n: a clause in an insurance contract providing that the insurer does not have to pay unless and until a judgment against the insured is obtained Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • insurance — /in shoor euhns, sherr /, n. 1. the act, system, or business of insuring property, life, one s person, etc., against loss or harm arising in specified contingencies, as fire, accident, death, disablement, or the like, in consideration of a… …   Universalium

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  • Insurance — This article is about risk management. For Insurance (blackjack), see Blackjack. For Insurance run (baseball), see Insurance run. In law and economics, insurance is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • insurance — A contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, one party undertakes to compensate the other for loss on a specified subject by specified perils. The party agreeing to make the compensation is usually called the insurer or underwriter; the… …   Black's law dictionary

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