Definitions for "PRIMARY INSURER"
The insurer that CEDEs all or part of the insurance or REINSURANCE risk it has written to another insurer/REINSURER. Also CEDING COMPANY, CEDENT, CEDING INSURER, REINSURED and REASSURED.
Insurer who takes the first element of the risk
The insurance company which is deemed to be the first company responsible for payment of claims. p 176