subrogate

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substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured

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NFIP, the taxpayer subrogates his or her right to recover payment from
Accordingly, when the insurer subrogates against the impaired driver, it is not going after its own "insured" within the meaning of Section C.
They are masks, subrogates for culture, and the attempt since the Enlightenment to substitute a secular ontology for the Judeo-Christian assumptions.
section] 544(b) (trustee subrogates to avoiding power of unsecured creditor under "applicable law"); id.