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Named Insured

The person or company covered by an insurance policy. The named insured may or may not be the policyholder, or may include the policyholder along with other named insured. For example, one may buy a health insurance policy in which the named insured are the policyholder and his/her spouse.
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The agent wants everyone listed as named insureds, but we believe that the owner living in the home is the named insured, with the other siblings being additional insureds.
When a trust or LLC is named an additional insured or additional interest on the policy covering the property, the beneficial owners remain as the named insureds and don't need a separate renter's policy or personal liability policy for the property.
Named insureds may balk at the insurer accepting coverage for additional insureds, even if the facts and policy language support that decision.
The facts in Rutgers are as follows: Following a series of car accidents, Rutgers honored claims from its named insureds.
First, any one of the named insureds can submit claims and potentially exhaust the policy limits, leaving no coverage available for other insureds under the policy.
This was a reduction in coverage in states in which named insureds are permitted to contractually hold harmless an additional insured for the additional insured's negligence, and courts have enabled coverage for the sole negligence of the additional insured.
Distinguish between named insureds and other insureds in the CGL form
Because typically additional insureds, especially if added by a blanket endorsement, are not named insureds under the policy, "b" applies.
This is so even in the case of a leased vehicle, where both the lessor and the lessee may be named insureds under the policy, and the lessee damages the vehicle while impaired.
Subsidiary means any corporation or limited liability company of which one or more named insureds directly own, individually or collectively, on the Start Date of this policy, more than fifty percent (50%) of the issued and outstanding voting stock or membership interest; and which was disclosed in the application and other information and material submitted to us in applying for this policy.
The LLCs with ownership interests were not listed as named insureds on either the commercial or homeowner policies.
With the introduction of the 2001 CGL forms, trustees of trusts that are named insureds are included as insureds, thus eliminating the need for the additional insured endorsement.