The equitable doctrine of subrogation places the subrogee in the precise position of the one whose rights are subrogated. Subrogation is the remedy called into existence for the purpose of enabling a party secondarily liable, but who has paid the debt, to reap the benefit of any securities which the creditor may hold against the principal debtor, and by the use of which the party paying may thus be made whole. Texas law recognizes three sources of subrogation rights: equitable, contractual, and statutory.
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