noncontributing, noncontributory

Noncontributing (noncontributory) insurance is issued on the basis that it will not seek contribution from other insurance policies that apply to a covered loss on the same basis (e.g., primary).

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Additional Information

Requests for additional insured status sometimes specify that it be provided on a noncontributing or noncontributory basis. The additional insured in such cases is seeking assurance that its own policy will not be asked to contribute to a covered loss.