sue-and-labor clause

noun

Legal Definition of sue-and-labor clause

: a clause in marine insurance contracts by which the insured agrees to take steps necessary to safeguard the covered property from loss or to minimize losses that occur and the insurer agrees to pay for the reasonable costs of such steps

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“Sue-and-labor clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/sue-and-labor%20clause. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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