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  •  What you're describing in your last paragraph (1+ / 0-)

    is called subrogation; when you get an insurance policy, in most cases you're authorizing the insurance company to sue on your behalf (and in your name) for reimbursement of costs. A lot of the "outrageous" lawsuits pointed to by the tort-reform crowd are actually subrogation suits; the nominal plaintiffs had no say in whether or not to bring them.

    If you Google "headache brain tumor", you will come away convinced that your headache is actually cancer—Seth Mnookin

    by ebohlman on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 01:36:42 PM PST

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