Sue And Labor Clause

Definition of "Sue and labor clause"

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Angus Lamb Keller Williams

Section of ocean marine policy making it an obligation of the insured to take specific measures to limit losses to ship or cargo when a mishap occurs. Expenses incurred to limit physical damages, or to take legal action to protect the ship and its cargo, are reimbursed by the insurer to the extent they reduce the loss otherwise payable by the insurer, according to policy terms.

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