Write explanatory notes on each of the following terms as used in insurance:
(b) Proximate cause;
Subrogation: This is a principle that allows an insurance company to take over the rights of an insured once he is compensated.
Proximate cause: This principle states that there must be a close connection between the loss actually suffered and the risk insured for the insured to be compensated.
Barratry: The term includes every wrongful act willfully committed by the master or crew of a ship to the prejudice of the owner or charterer.